Colombo, March 22 (newsin.asia): The Sri Lankan government is looking for persons in the Northern Province who may have interacted with a coronavirus infected pastor who had come from Switzerland and toured the province.
Until everyone who had interacted with the said pastor has been identified and tested, people from the districts of Mannar, Vavuniya, Mullaitivu, Kilinochchi and Jaffna will not be allowed to leave their districts, the Presidential Media Division said in a press release on Sunday.
Meanwhile curfew has been extended in the Northern Province till 6.00 am on Tuesday (24). Curfew in these districts will be re-imposed at 2.00pm on the same day.
This decision has been taken to protect the communities living in these districts.The Government requests the people in the North to extend their fullest cooperation towards the measures taken to ensure their well-being, the Presidential Media Division said.