The Ministry of Health said that 49 Sri Lankans who returned from Kuwait had been detected with the coronavirus today (Sunday).
The Sri Lankans who contracted the virus were at quarantine centers in the country when it was found that they had the virus.
A total of 52 people were detected with the virus in Sri Lanka today.
Two Navy personnel and one returnee from Malaysia were also reported among the patients detected yesterday.
The total number of coronavirus patients detected in Sri Lanka rose to 1,141 today. (Colombo Gazette)