Kundasale Agri school closed due to viral outbreak

The School of Agriculture in Kundasale, Kandy has been temporarily closed down due to an outbreak of viral flu.

Amal Arunapriya, Director of the school noted that the school was temporarily closed down to prevent the spread of the disease among the students.

Around 250 students engage in studies at the School of Agriculture, 11 of these students had to be admitted to the Menikhinna hospital due to the flu. The students have since been discharged from the hospital.

The students who contracted the disease had displayed symptoms of high fever and vomiting, the management of the hospital had advised that the school be temporarily shut down to prevent the spread of the disease.