The Inter Company Employees Union says all trade unions are prepared to support all COVID-19 mitigation efforts.
Member of the Union, Wasantha Samarasinghe requested the government to provide facilities for the public to get tested for the coronavirus.
Samarasinghe said the health sector and related unions are prepared to support all efforts to mitigate the coronavirus, adding that for this purpose, Antigen and PCR Test kits must be made available.
Samarasinghe added there are PCR equipment that aren’t being used at present while funds have been allocated for 35 Rapid Antigen Testing machines.
He noted that it is important to reduce the number of COVID-19 cases and control the pandemic, adding that they cannot wait for the entire country to contract the coronavirus.
He noted that shutting down the country would happen thereby inevitably.