Local News Sri Lanka: So far, Sri Lanka has conducted more than 100,000 Polymerase Chain Reaction ( PCR) tests, Health Minister Pavithra Wanniarachchi says.
Sri Lanka, meanwhile, yesterday confirmed 40 new COVID-19 virus infections (23). All new cases are overseas returnees, the ministry confirmed.
Twenty-nine of the new cases had arrived from India as part of a ship’s crew anchored in the island, and the remaining 11 cases were repatriated from the US.
They had all been checked for PCR at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) themselves.