Colombo, March 21 (adadrana): The Board of Directors of Citrus Waskaduwa (Waskaduwa Beach Resort PLC) taking into account the current crisis faced by the nation decided to offer its 150 roomed resort, Citrus Waskaduwa to be used as a Quarantine Center by the National Operations to Prevent Covid – 19 on a temporary basis, should the need arise.
In the event that the Authorities decide to use the resort temporarily, the resort will be completely decontaminated in keeping with international standards before normal resort operations commence, read an email to the Commander of Sri Lanka Army by the Executive Director of Citrus Group, Dilith Jayaweera.
John Keells Holdings (JKH) has offered to use one of its resort in Trincomalee (Trinco Blu by Cinnamon)as a Quarantine Center by the government to Prevent Covid – 19 on a temporary basis if the need arises.
JKH Chairman Krishan Balendra has written to President Gotabaya Rajapaksa making this offer in order to battle against preventing the spread of COVID-19 in the country.
As of today (21), the Covid-19 case tally in the country stands at 76. According to the report published by the Epidemiology Unit of the Health Ministry this morning (21), 245 patients are under observation at selected hospitals on suspicion of being infected with the virus.