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Sri Lanka imposes curfew in, Seeduwa, Ja-Ela, Kandana to contain Covid-19 spread

ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka has imposed curfew in Seeduwa, Ja-Ela and Kandana police divisions until further notice the state information office said.

Overnight the total confirmed in a new cluster linked to an apparel factory increased to 832 persons.

Curfew is already in force in Minuwangoda, Divulapitiya and Veyandgoda areas.

Sri Lanka has asked resident of Gampaha district to stay at home and report if they get fever or cough symptoms.

Visitors to the Brandix factory had also been asked to report any symptoms and seek treatment from a state hospital.

The total confirmed patients in Sri Lanka was 4,252 by October 06 according to health ministry data. (Colombo/Oct07/2020- Updated with Seeduwa curfew)