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255 suspected COVID-19 cases under observation

Dr. Anil Jayasinha, Director General of Health Services announced that there were 255 individual who are suspected of having contacted COVID-19 under observation in the country as of today evening.

"There are 255 individuals who are suspected of having contracted the virus who are under the care and vigilance of health officials," he said.

He also said that there are 1600 individuals who have been confined to self-quratine measures. "These individuals had arrived recently from overseas. They were tracked down upon arrival at the airport and are said to be in self-quratine."

Meanwhile he said that there are nearly 900 foreigners at various hotels in the Kalutara district. He requested that these individuals remain indoors for the duration of this period. 
 

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