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24th March 2020 11:00:52 Hours

1st Batch of Returnees at Quarantine Centres Now Heading Homeward

A group of 311 returnees who underwent the two-week long quarantine process at Punani (203) and Kandakadu (108) left those Quarantine Centers after completion of medical procedures and receipt of Quarantine Certificates this morning (24).

The groups, segregated according to their residential towns were provided with transport facilities for their destinations in Galle, Colombo, Kandy and Matara areas. In addition, troops supplied them with snacks, water and lunch packets on their way with special focus on infants and kids.

Commander, Security Forces East, Major General Rasika Fernando, General Officer Commanding, 23 Division, Senior Officers and Other Ranks were there to see them off upon successful completion of their quarantine period.