Situation safe, no need for lockdowns – Dr. Jasinghe
By Nabiya Vaffoor
Director General of Health Services, Dr. Anil Jasinghe said yesterday (6), there is no need to isolate or lockdown any part of the country as the current situation is secure and there is no threat of COVID-19 spreading.
Speaking at a Media briefing he pointed out that in the last 14 days, COVID-19 infected persons had been found only from the Lankapura area.
He further claimed that Sri Lanka will be the first country to successfully hold an election during the pandemic without any risk of COVID-19 spreading, and that it is the public’s responsibility to maintain this state.