A total of 291 Sri Lankans stranded in Singapore due to COVID-19 pandemic, arrived at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) today, the Airport Duty Manager said.
The passengers arrived by the SriLankan Airlines flight UL-303 at 04.15 p.m. today.
Upon arrival, the persons and their belongings were disinfected.
They were then examined by the Airport Health Medical Unit and airport security officials conducted PCR tests to screen for Coronavirus symptoms.
Thereafter, all these passengers were taken to quarantine centres. (T.K.G. Kapila)