Ongoing curfew in Colombo & Gampaha districts extended till 6 am on Tuesday

Mar 21, 2020 (LBO) – The ongoing curfew in districts of Colombo, Gampaha, and Puttalam has been extended till 6.00 am on Tuesday (24).

In these districts, curfew will be re-imposed at 2.00 pm on the same day (24), President’s Media Division said in a statement.

Curfew in other districts will be lifted at 6.00 am on Monday (23) and will come to effect again at 2.00 pm on the same day. This will be effective until 6.00 am on Tuesday (24).

President’s Media Division added that the re-imposing of curfew in all districts will be notified later.

The Government announces that all the liquor shops in the island should remain closed at all times when the curfew is lifted.

The Police had been instructed to make facilities for the farming community to engage in their cultivation activities without any disruption.

Since there are adequate stocks of food and other essential items, the government advises the public not to engage in panic buying. Facilities for transporting these items have been ensured.

Also, measures are in place to supply essential food items to where they are required.