EP Governor orders curbs on inter-district travel
By Naalir Jamaldeen
Eastern Province (EP) Governor Anurada Yahampath has instructed the security forces and Police to take necessary steps to restrict travel between the Trincomalee, Batticaloa and Ampara Districts to prevent the spread COVID-19.
Accordingly, security forces had been ordered to set up roadblocks at District borders.
She instructed the security forces and Police to be vigilant and monitor the public’s movements in the main cities and suburban areas with necessary steps to prevent entry into cities except for emergency purposes.
The Governor also ordered all businesses and service centres in the Province to be closed after 6:30 p.m and urged the public to follow the health guidelines accurately, avoid unwanted traveling and cooperate with health officials and security forces.