Matale District Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna Parliamentarian Rohana Dissanayaka and Hambantota District Samagi Jana Balawegaya Parliamentarian Dilip Wedaarachchi have tested positive for COVID-19.
MP Dissanayaka was confirmed to have contracted the novel coronavirus following a PCR test this morning, after he exhibited symptoms.
His personal Secretary has also tested positive for the virus.
The duo have been quarantined at home.
Meanwhile MP Wedaarachchi said he tested positive for the virus, following the conduct of a Rapid Antigen Test after he experienced a severe headache last evening.
Accordingly, the MP and his family members are in quarantine based on medical advice.
MP Wedaarachchi also requested all individuals who came into close contact with him since the 1st of August to self-isolate.
Several members of Parliament tested positive for COVID-19 previously as well.
Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage on Monday was confirmed to have tested positive.