Sri Lankan health minister tests positive for COVID-19 after endorsing sorcery

Channel NewsAsia | Jan 23, 2021 at 7:27 AM
  • Sri Lanka’s health minister, who publicly endorsed sorcery and magic potions to stop surging coronavirus infections in the island, has tested positive and will self-isolate, officials said on Saturday (Jan 23).
  • Family members of another politician, who hailed from Bandara’s village, have also been infected after taking the syrup.
  • Sri Lanka is in the grip of a coronavirus surge.