Sep 13, 2020

26 Covid-19 patients yesterday ; 405 arrivals today Featured

26 persons tested positive for Covid-19 in the country yesterday (12).

The Government Information Department said 22 arrivals from Qatar, two returnees from Kuwait and one arrival each from India and the United Arab Emirates tested positive for the coronavirus.

Accordingly, the number of confirmed cases in the country rose to 3,195.

Meanwhile, 405 Sri Lankans employed in Qatar and the United Arab Emirates have arrived at the Bandaranaike International Airport this morning on board three flights.

They were all directed to quarantine after being subjected to  PCR tests.