Curfew to continue until Friday in 8 districts
March 23, 2020 12:40 pm
The curfew imposed in Colombo, Gampaha, Puttalam and the 5 districts of the Northern Province will be lifted at 6 am tomorrow (24).
However, it will be re-imposed at 12 noon and will be in effect until 6 am on Friday (March 27).
Furthermore, curfew will be re-imposed in these districts with effect from 12noon on the same day (March 27).
Meanwhile, the curfew on other districts, where it has been temporarily lifted, will resume at 2 pm today (23).
The curfew in those areas will continue to be in effect until 6 am on Thursday (26). It will be re-imposed from 12.00 noon on the same day (26).
Transportation will be completely suspended across all districts of the Island. Moreover, transporting foreign tourists to different locations is also prohibited.
However, farmers, those who are engaged in tea small holdings and export crop production process in any district are granted permission to engage in their work during the curfew period.