Sri Lanka declares island-wide curfew from tomorrow

Sri Lanka declares island-wide curfew from tomorrow

Sri Lanka declares island-wide curfew from tomorrow

Written by Staff Writer

29 Apr, 2020 | 10:07 pm

COLOMBO (News1st): The government has announced that a curfew will be imposed in all districts except for the high-risk zones from Thursday until May 4, sending the country into an island-wide curfew.

“The curfew which will be imposed at 8 pm on April 30 will be in effect until 8 am on May 4,” the President’s Office said in a statement.

Previously, the government had extended the curfew imposed in the high-risk districts of Colombo, Gampaha, Kalutara, and Puttalam until May 4.

The curfew in the remaining districts had been lifted daily from 5 am to 8 pm since April 27.

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