Travel restrictions on 04 villages in Kuliyapitiya

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Measures have been taken to restrict movement in 04 villages in Kuliyapitiya following the discovery of 11 cases of COVID-19 infection.

The travel restrictions have been imposed on Gaiyala, Urupitiya, Annaruwa, and Pallewela villages.

The infected persons had attended a wedding ceremony held at a church in Kuliyapitiya on October 02, according to health officials.

Reportedly, the groom of the wedding was also confirmed, on October 12, to have contracted the virus.

The latest 11 cases from the area had been identified after conducting PCR tests on contacts of the groom and four others who were diagnosed with COVID-19.