Ministry of Health has recommended patients with chronic diseases and the elderly to not attend hospital clinics until further notice, as they are at a higher risk of getting COVID-199 due to the congestion at clinic setups.
The government is currently making arrangements to home deliver the medicinal drugs for clinic patients of government hospitals from Tuesday (October 13), stated the Department of Government Information.
This process will commence from Gampaha and Colombo Districts and expanded Island wide.
Patients are advised to visit the emergency treatment units of the closest hospital, at any time if they experience warning signs of the virus.
Further, the Ministry of Health advises general public not to panic at this moment and requests fullest support to combat the current COVIDI9 situation.