Sri Lanka bans inter-district travel, curfew extended 3 days after break
ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka has banned persons from leaving their district and curfews to stop the spread of Coronavirus will continue after a six hour break, the government said.
After lifting curfew at 0600 hours on Tuesday, curfew will be re-imposed in the districts of Colombo, Puttalam, and Gampaha and districts in the north of Sri Lanka from 1200 noon until 0600 am Friday 27.
Curfew in other districts will continue from Monday till Thursday 0600h. Curfew will be re-imposed at 1200noon on Thursday and Friday.
“All inter-district travel is stricltly prohibited,” the president media division said in a statement.
Tourists have also been asked not to travel.
During curfew farmers are allowed to cultivate. (Colombo/Mar23/2020)