Colombo, August 28 (newsin.asia) – The Island nation announced an extended lockdown which began on Friday night (20), bowing to pressure from medical experts as infections have overwhelmed the healthcare system. All essential services will function as normal. Read more
As the lockdown came into effect since Friday night (20), Colombo went silent. Busy stretches such as the Galle Road, Marine Drive and High-Level Road remained deserted, barring an occasional vehicle or two.