* New procedure to direct COVID patients for treatment & manage home care from today
Thu, Aug 19, 2021, 10:32 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.
Aug 19, Colombo: A new program has been implemented in Western Province to direct COVID-19 patients to a Treatment Center or home-based care depending on their condition.
The National Operation Centre for Prevention of COVID-19 Outbreak (NOCPCO) said the new process is implemented with effect from today (August 19), based on SMS and over the phone services.
Accordingly, those who tested positive for novel coronavirus in Western Province and are undergoing home-based care are urged to send a text message to the hotline 1904, informing their current health status.
Following is the announcement: