Prasad Dinesh sits in his house in Ja-Ela, Sri Lanka. Photo: AP Prasad Dinesh sits in his house in Ja-Ela, Sri Lanka. Photo: AP
Prasad Dinesh sits in his house in Ja-Ela, Sri Lanka. Photo: AP

Sri Lanka Covid-19 ‘super spreader’ speaks of ordeal after being blamed for infecting 1,300

  • Officials have blamed Prasad Dinesh, also known as ‘Patient 206’, for at least three clusters of cases, including about 900 navy sailors
  • ‘I can’t accept that I am responsible for infecting so many,’ Dinesh says, adding that his drug addiction makes him a convenient scapegoat

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Prasad Dinesh sits in his house in Ja-Ela, Sri Lanka. Photo: AP Prasad Dinesh sits in his house in Ja-Ela, Sri Lanka. Photo: AP
Prasad Dinesh sits in his house in Ja-Ela, Sri Lanka. Photo: AP
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