Epidemiology Unit of the Health Ministry says that 27 more persons had tested positive for the Coronavirus.
This includes persons who had returned from Kuwait and are under quarantine in Trincomalee and another Sri Lankans who had returned from Dubai and are currently under quarantine in Giragama.
The remaining patients are navy personnel. Among them are 17 from a quarantine center in Jaffna and 2 from Mullaitivu. The other two navy personnel are also under quarantine.
The total number of cases reported thus far in Sri Lanka to 1,530