Prison Reforms State Minister Instructs To Increase PCR Tests In Prisons

State Minister of Prison Reforms and Prisoners Rehabilitation Sudarshani Fernandopulle has instructed that steps be taken to increase PCR tests in all prisons in the country.

The Minister of State has instructed the prison administration to take necessary steps to prevent the entry of COVID19 into prisons and to prevent the spread of the virus.

Inmates in prisons as well as officers are to be subjected to random PCR tests.

Minister of State Fernandopulle has instructed to formulate a special program to give treatment in the event that inmates are tested positive for COVID19.

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