President of the College of Community Physicians Dr. Lakshmi Somatunga says the risk of coronavirus will continue to prevail until it is eradicated completely.
Speaking during a media briefing in Colombo, Dr. Somatunga said while cases are reported globally, Sri Lanka is also at risk.
She said however by adhering to health guidelines, the risk can be minimized.
Dr. Lakshmi Somatunga said there are a number of methods that can be followed to prevent the spread of the virus.
She said by following health guidelines, wearing facemasks appropriately, and by adhering to social distance guidelines, the public can prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus.