Group of 21 Lankan students studying in China left for Sri Lanka

Sri Lankan students studying in China have started returning while the number of suspected cases from corona virus in the country has risen to ten; The Sri Lankan embassy in Beijing said that a group of 21 students have left for Sri Lanka on Monday afternoon.

President’s office said students from Sichuan and various others parts in China are being transported to airports by bus while discussions are underway with the Chinese government to bring back Sri Lankan students in Wuhan which is currently locked down.

Meanwhile, ten people including seven foreigners have been admitted to the Infectious diseases in hospital on suspicion they were infected by the corona virus.

Samples have been sent to the Medical Research Institute. Earlier, four samples sent to the institute were tested negative.

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