Curfew for 4 districts in Northern Province & Puttalam lifted temporarily


The ongoing curfew in the districts of Puttalam, Vavuniya, Mannar, Kilinochchi, Mullaitivu and Jaffna was temporarily lifted at 6.00 am today (27) and will come to effect again at 2.00 pm in the afternoon.

The curfew in these areas will continue till 6.00 am on Monday (30) and will be re-imposed at 2.00 pm on the same day.

In the meantime, the President’s Media Division yesterday stated that the curfew imposed in the districts of Colombo, Kalutara and Gampaha, which were identified as High-Risk Zones in view of the spread of COVID-19, will continue to be in force until further notice.

In the districts where the curfew was lifted at 6.00 am yesterday was re-imposed at 2.00 pm in the afternoon and will continue till 6.00 am on Monday (30).

The curfew will be imposed again in these districts at 2.00 pm on the same day.

The Government has taken all measures to supply all essential food and other items to the door-step for people to purchase them during the curfew period.