81 more foreign returnees test positive for Covid-19

81 more persons have tested positive for the coronavirus, the Health Ministry said.

All cases have been identified as returnees from foreign countries.

These returnees had tested positive for the virus at their respective quarantine centres.

A total of 134 Covid-19 patients have been detected so far today (as at 8 pm).

With the new patients, the total number of covid-19 cases in the country has risen to 1453.