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Island-wide daytime curfews lifted from Tuesday – Presidential Secretariat

ECONOMYNEXT – The island-wide curfew will be lifted at 4 am and reimposed at 10 pm from Tuesday,  May 26, the Presidential Secretariat announced.

Travel between Colombo and Gampaha districts and the rest of the country will also be permitted from Tuesday, the announcement said.

The 24-hour islandwide curfew for tomorrow Sunday and Monday will be in force.

This ends six weeks of curfews and lockdowns particularly for the high-risk Colombo and Gampaha districts where more than 150 COVID 19 patients were diagnosed.

(Colombo, May 23, 2020)

Reported by Arjuna Ranawana