31,541 released so far following completion of mandatory quarantine

31,541 released so far following completion of mandatory quarantine

31,541 released so far following completion of mandatory quarantine

Written by Zulfick Farzan

24 Aug, 2020 | 1:31 pm

Colombo (News 1st); The National Operation Centre for Prevention of COVID-19 Outbreak announced the total number of COVID-19 infected detainees as of 6.00 am on Monday (24) at the Treatment and Rehabilitation Centre for Drug addicts at Kandakadu stands at 629.

Of them, 508 individuals are detainees under rehabilitation, 67 staff members, 5 guest staffers, 48 family members and close associates, including 01 person who got in contact with the infected case in the Welikada Prison.

The flight QR 668 from Doha, Qatar with 20 passengers and the flight 6E 0191 from Ameedabadh – India with 65 passengers arrived in Colombo and all of them were referred to Quarantine Centres, managed by tri-services.

By Monday (24) morning, 1212 quarantined individuals after PCR tests are set to leave for their homes.

To-date, 31,541 individuals after completion of the Quarantine Process have left for their homes.

Likewise, 7620 persons in 58 Tri-service -managed QCs are still in quarantine.

On Sunday (23) 1610 PCR tests were carried out and the total PCR tests conducted so far in the country stands at 205,707.

07 infected positive COVID-19 cases after full recovery left hospitals early on Monday morning (24).

Two of them were expatriates and the remaining five were among those associated with individuals in the Kandakadu Treatment and Rehabilitation Centre.

Accordingly, 602 individuals, associated with the Treatment and Rehabilitation Centre for Drug addicts at Kandakadu after recovery have so far left.

A total of 27 infected persons, connected to the Rehabilitation Centre are still under treatment.

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