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Asian Tribune is published by E-LANKA MEDIA(PVT)Ltd. Vol. 20 No. 74

Social Distancing in the form of Curfew continues in Sri Lanka

Colombo, 26 March, (

In the districts where the curfew was lifted at 6 am today will be re-imposed at 2 pm today itself and will continue till 6.00 am on Monday (30).

The curfew will be imposed again in these districts at 2.00 pm on the same day, the Presidential Media Division said.

The curfew imposed in the districts of Colombo, Kalutara and Gampaha, which have been identified as High Risk Zones in view of the spread of COVID -19 will continue to be in force until further notice.

The ongoing curfew in the districts of Puttalam, Vavuniya, Mannar, Kilinochchi, and Mullativua will be lifted at 6.00am tomorrow (27) and will come to effect again at 2.00pm on the same day.

However, the government has decided to extend the police curfew only for Jaffna District until further notice.
The curfew in these areas will continue till 6.00am on Monday (30) and will be re-imposed at 2.00 pm on the same day.

The Government has taken all measures to supply all essential food and other items to the door-step for people to purchase them during the curfew period.

Times mentioned in this notice will be effective until further notice.

In the meantime, the third batch of 223 individuals, quarantined in Kandakadu, Punani, Diyathalawa and Miyankulama quarantine centres left for their homes this morning, the Army said.

Accordingly, 42 individuals from Kandakadu, 125 from Punani, 38 from Diyathalawa and 18 from Miyankulama were among those released.

- Asian Tribune -

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