298 more pilgrims returning from India sent for quarantine

Scanner checks people from China for Coronavirus at Bandaranaike International airport in Katunayake Sri Lanka

Another 298 Sri Lankans have arrived in the island from pilgrimage to India.

The Airport Duty officer said the group arrived from New Delhi, India on board a SriLankan Airlines flight UL-196 last night.

Accordingly, they have been directed to the Iranamdu quarantine center.