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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2963

Health Minister appealed the public to follow all safety guideline even when the curfew is lifted

By Manjari Peiris
Colombo, 07 April, (Asiantribune.com):

Addressing a media briefing of the National Operation Centre for the prevention of the spread of COVID - 19, Health Minister Pavithra Wanniarachchi appealed the public to follow all safety guideline even when the curfew is lifted to prevent the spread of the Coronavirus.

She urged the people to understand the gravity of the situation as the last person who died of the Cornavirus was a 44 year old healthy person who had no any underlying health conditions.

"The government is taking all the measures to prevent the virus from spreading throughout the country. The curfew is lifted for several hours in certain districts for people to obtain their requirements."

She urged the public to follow all safety guidelines during this period to prevent the virus from spreading.

Meanwhile she said that based on the directives of the special task force appointed by the President and headed by Mr Basil Rajapaksa, all disabled persons, elderly people and those suffering from kidney ailments will receive Rs. 5000 through the respective Grama Seva Officers. This payment will be made at their homes.

The Minister also said that the committee appointed to look into the grievances of the daily wage earners who had lost their income sources, would look into their difficulties from 7th onwards.

- Asian Tribune -

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