Quarantine curfew for 5 areas in Colombo, Kalutara districts

Quarantine curfew for 5 areas in Colombo, Kalutara districts

October 23, 2020   09:51 pm

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Quarantine curfew has been declared within Dematagoda and Maradana police areas with immediate effect, says Commander of Army Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva.

He noted that curfew in these two police areas will be in effect until further notice.

In addition, quarantine curfew was imposed in Payagala, Beruwala and Aluthgama police areas with immediate effect and will be in force until 5.00 am on Monday (October 26).

Meanwhile, Mattakkuliya, Modara, Wellampitiya, Bloemendhal, Grandpass and Kotahena police areas in Colombo District have been under quarantine curfew since October 22.

The decision comes after the recent surge in Covid-19 positive cases in the aforementioned police areas and localities.

Persons living in these areas have been requested to restrict their movements and interactions.

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