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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2957

In Sri Lanka COVID – 19 On The Increase: 176

Colombo, 06 April, (Asiantribune.com):

Five COVID-19 infected patients had been identified, on Sunday (05), bringing the total cases in Sri Lanka to 176, the Ministry of Health said.

Among those detected are three from the Homagama Hospital, one at a quarantine center in Puttalam, one in Matara, two in Colombo and one in Negombo.

In the meantime, the island wide Police curfew imposed in 19 Districts will be temporarily lifted at 06.00 a.m. today (06) and re- imposed at 02.00 p.m. the same day.

The President’s Media Division (PMD) said the curfew imposed in the Colombo, Gampaha, Kalutara, Puttalam, Kandy and Jaffna Districts have been identified as high risk areas will remain in effect until further notice.

The island wide Police curfew has been in effect since 20 March to curtail the spread of the COVID-19 in Sri Lanka.
The Colombo, Gampaha, Kalutara, Puttalam, Kandy and Jaffna Districts have been identified as high-risk areas for the spread of the virus and will remain so until further notice.

Movements between Districts, unless for essential services, has been completely restricted, while legal action will be taken against those violating the law, the PMD added.

The President’s Media Division further said the Government has taken all necessary measures to distribute essential goods to residents without any shortage during the curfew.

- Asian Tribune -

 In Sri Lanka COVID – 19 On The Increase: 176
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