New quarantine laws gazetted

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The Health Ministry has taken measures to issue a special gazette notification on new quarantine laws which includes the implementation of key health safety measures such as keeping social distance at public places and wearing masks.

The gazette notification was signed by Health Minister Pavithra Wanniarachchi yesterday (15). With the issuance of this new gazette notification,courts will be able to impose a fine of not exceeding Rs.10,000 or six months imprisonment for violators of these regulations.