Nov 05, 2020

277 police officers infected :  3000 under quarantine

Total of 277 police officers have been infected with coronavirus so far with 65 new cases reported yesterday.

Out of 65 cases reported yesterday, 41 were from the Borella police station, increasing the total number of officers infected at the station to 56.

More than 3000 police officers are now placed under quarantine at quarantine centers and their place of residences, police sources said.

56 STF personnel were also reported among the infected.

Including them were some officers involved in VIP protection duties. 

Three STF camps in Kalubowila, Kelaniya and Rajagiriya where most of the cases were found are currently isolated.