Lankan students from Wuhan to be contained at Diyatalawa military camp

Sri Lankan students from Wuhan will be contained at Diyatalawa military complex, Health Minister Pavithra Wanniarachchi said at a press conference today.

The Health Minister said that all students that are arriving and have arrived from Wuhan will be moved to the Camp for two weeks of observation.

21 Sri Lankan students studying in China arrived in the country yesterday(27).

The government also announced plans to land a Sri Lankan Airlines aircraft in Wuhan city airport to airlift 32 Sri Lankan students including their family members.

It is estimated that presently approximately 860 Sri Lankan students remain in China, spread in various city centres throughout the country.

A coronavirus outbreak that originated in Wuhan, China, has killed 106 people and infected more than 4,500.

Await more details.