217 stranded Sri Lankans return from US

23 June 2020 09:43 am - 5     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


A total of 217 Sri Lankans, who were stranded in United States due to the Corona-19 pandemic has arrived in the country this morning at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA).

The passengers had transitted arrived at the Dubai International Airport since there are no direct flights operating to Sri Lanka from the United States.

The returnees and their luggage were subject to health checks and disinfection process at the airport and then subjected to PCR test.(T.K.G. Kapila)


  Comments - 5

  • Mohammed Ameen Tuesday, 23 June 2020 01:50 PM

    What about 14 days Quarantine. Are they free to spread the virus since they are from US.

    Michael Ranasinghe Tuesday, 23 June 2020 03:22 PM

    It's all forgotten now until there is a sudden surge and then those in power will find a Scape goat .

    jimpappa Tuesday, 23 June 2020 04:08 PM

    They are going on Quarantine 14 day , i know some people on that flight

    Sonna Hamidon Wednesday, 24 June 2020 08:30 PM

    It states that PCR testing will be carried out

    Michelle Wanigatunga Thursday, 25 June 2020 12:00 AM

    Everyone is expected to quarantine for a minimum of 14 days regardless of origination.

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