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State Minister who consumed alleged COVID syrup tested positive for COVID-19

State Minister Piyal Nishantha has tested positive for COVID-19.

According to health authorities, the Minister tested positive after being subjected to a Rapid Antigen Test, also 10 staff members of the Minister have been ordered to self-quarantine.

State Minister Piyal Nishantha is the 4th MP among the 224 MPs of the current Parliament to test positive for COVID-19.

Ministers Vasudeva Nanayakkara and Dayasiri Jayasekara, and MP Rauff Hakeem tested positive for Covid last week.

He had also attended a meeting with Government MPs in Kegalle 02 days ago. The MP is among Government MPs who consumed the Ayurvedic COVID syrup produced by Ayurveda Medical practitioner Dhammika Bandara from Kegalle, in Parliament, media reported.

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