THIHARIYA (Citizen) - A factory worker from Hela Clothing, another large local garment factory, has also tested positive for COVID-19. The worker is from factory in Thihariya. This individual had last reported to work on October 2. All employees who had come into contact with this worker have been subjected to PCR testing.
In a statement highlighting the details series of events around the worker’s positive COVID-19 test, Hela Clothing revealed that the factory worker’s wife is from the Minuwangoda factory. The statement emphasized that health and safety guidelines are being followed to minimize the spread and as such the Thihariya plant has been closed temporarily.
The announcement from Hela Clothing can be found below