Health Ministry introduces new Guidelines ahead of lifting Q/Curfew


The Health Ministry released new guidelines to be followed by over 55 sectors when the curfew is lifted on Monday, the 09th of November.

The statement said the COVID-19 situation in Sri Lanka is subject to change from time  and the level of activity permitted and the number of people engaged in these events will need to change.

The Ministry of Health introduced what is called ‘DReAM’ set of major precautions to be taken in response to COVID-19.

D – Social Distancing, No gathering, mainly stay at home.

Re – Respiratory Etiquette

A – Aseptic Practices

M – Proper Use of Mask.

Further, the Ministry of Health said 04 alert levels have been identified in Sri Lanka.