Islandwide Travel Restrictions in Two Blocks
By JT de Silva
An Islandwide travel restriction will be imposed from 11 p.m. on Friday (21 May) to 04.00 a.m. on Tuesday (25 May), Head of the National Operation Centre for Preventing COVID-19 outbreak, Army Commander General Shavendra Silva said. The travel restriction will be then re-imposed from 11 p.m. on Tuesday (25 May) to 04.00 a.m. on Friday (28 May), to curb the spread of COVID-19.
Meanwhile, Army Commander General Shavendra Silva announced that 70 Grama Niladhari divisions in 10 Districts have been isolated with effect from 6.00 a.m. yesterday. The Grama Niladhari Divisions which have been isolated belong to the Districts of Gampaha, Trincomalee, Kurunegala, Ratnapura, Galle, Kalutara, Ampara, Matale, Nuwara Eliya and Batticaloa.