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15th October 2020 12:41:11 Hours

Kilinochchi Evaluates Impact of COVID-19 Outbreak & Possibilities for Emergency Roles

A special coordinating conference at the Security Force Headquarters-Killinochchi (SFHQ-KLN) to evaluate the spill-over and impact of COVID-19 outbreak of Minuangoda cluster got underway on Wednesday (14), chaired by Major General Sampath Kotuwegoda, Commander, Security Forces-Killinochchi.

The discussion was contributed to by Kilinochchi District Secretary Mrs R Ketheeswaran, Provincial Director of Health Services, Dr A.Ketheswaran and Regional Director of Health Services Kilinochchi, Dr. N Sarvana Bawan, with the intention of developing an integrated mechanism to address the practical issues of establishing additional hospital facilities in an emergency situation of COVID-19 in this area.

They evaluated current developments as regards COVID-19 outbreak in Kilinochchi area and its suburbs with focus on prevention procedures and action plan in depth. Medical Officer at Provincial DHS Office, Deputy RDHS Kilinochchi, other medical staff and Senior Staff Officers in the SFHQ KLN also participated in the meeting.