Over 45,000 repatriated so far: Lt. General Shavendra Silva

Over 45,000 repatriated so far: Lt. General Shavendra Silva

Over 45,000 repatriated so far: Lt. General Shavendra Silva

Written by Pavani Hapuarachchi

21 Nov, 2020 | 10:21 am

COLOMBO (News 1st): More than 45,000 Sri Lankans have been repatriated since the COVID-19 outbreak, Army Commander – Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva, the Head of the National Operation Centre for Prevention of COVID-19 Outbreak (NOCPCO) said.

“So far we have repatriated more than 45,000 from overseas. We will continue the repatriation process according to a schedule,” Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva told News 1st on Saturday (Nov. 21).

According to the Army Commander, a total of 470 passengers are scheduled to be brought back to the country today.

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