Sri Lanka: 92 Indian Factory Workers Test COVID +VE

92 Indian workers at an iron works factory in Sri Lanka tested positive for COVID-19 on Monday, PTI reported.

Out of 128 workers at the factory in Colombo north suburb of Wattala, the Indians who were found to have contracted the virus were put under quarantine.

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The factory, which has a total of 194 workers, has been closed temporarily, a report in the said.

Those who have tested negative have been put under quarantine in the factory premises, the report said.

Meanwhile, Sri Lanka also ended its COVID-19 lockdown today by lifting travel restrictions but will be re-imposed at 10 pm on June 23.

Sri Lanka has recorded nearly 2,000 cases per day since the third wave which began mid April. The total number of COVID-19 cases in the country stood at 239,689, while 201,389 are recovering. There are 2,581 COVID-19 fatalities in the country, PTI reported.

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