Large hospitals in Sri Lanka will be converted into COVID-19 treatment facilities

According to a decision taken by the Sri Lankan Ministry of Health, the large hospitals in Sri Lanka will be transformed into COVID-19 treatment facilities. 

The decision was taken at an action committee meeting chaired by Minister of Health Pavithra Wanniarachch on December 16. 

The need to allocate supplementary funds from the Ministry of Health for the construction of new centers and to obtain additional funding from the World Bank and the Asian Development Board were also discussed in the meeting. 

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