Public urged to wear face masks

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Considering the increasing number of Covid-19 cases in the country, people have been “strongly” advised to wear the face mask indoors and when using public transport. 

Director General Health Services (DGHS), Dr. Asela Gunawardena, issuing a statement, as the Competent Authority for the whole of Sri Lanka by virtue of the regulation made under the ‘Quarantine and Prevention of Disease Ordinance No. 03 of 1897,’ noted that that the disease situation strongly recommended the wearing of the facemask indoors, travelling in public transport and when in public gathering. (DJ)