Sri Lanka curfew break extended till 1400h Thursday – Jaffna Update
ECON0MYNEXT – Sri Lanka’s President’s office has released following time schedule for various districts in the country.
Curfew will be lifted on Thursday and Friday for most districts except Colombo, Gamapaha and Kalutara.
The curfew break on Thursday will be extended to 1400hours, the PMD said.
Sri Lanka’s state-run Rupavahini said curfew in the Jaffna district will not be lifted tomorrow at 600 am but will continue.
Announcement on curfew.
The curfew imposed in the districts ofColombo, Kalutara and Gampaha, which have been identified as High Risk Zones in view of the spread of COVID -19 will continue to be in force until further notice.
The ongoing curfew in the districts of Puttalam, Vavuniya, Mannar, Kilinochchi, Mullativu and Jaffna will be lifted at 6.00am tomorrow (27) and will come to effect again at 2.00pm on the same day.
The curfew in these areas will continue till 6.00am on Monday (30) and will be re-imposed at 2.00 pm on the same day.
In the districts where the curfew was lifted at 6.00 am today will be re-imposed at 2.00 pm today itself and will continue till 6.00 am on Monday (30). The curfewwill 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.
Times mentioned in this notice will be effective until further notice.
Kithmina Hewage- Institute of Policy Studies