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* Quarantine curfew will be lifted from tomorrow - Army Commander
Sun, Nov 8, 2020, 10:25 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Nov 08, Colombo: Head of the National Operation Center for Prevention of Covid-19 Outbreak (NOCPCO) Army Commander Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva states that the quarantine curfew imposed in the Western Province and other police areas will be lifted from 5.00 am tomorrow (Nov 09).

However, the Army Commander further stated that despite the lifting of the curfew tomorrow the areas isolated due to the spread of the coronavirus will continue be isolated.

Army Commander Lt. Gen. Shavendra Silva states that, the following police areas and Grama Niladhari Divisions will continue to be further isolated until further notice.

Accordingly, in the Western Province:

Colombo District:
Mattakkuliya, Modara, Bloemendal, Kotahena, Grandpass, Coastal Police, Aduruppu Veediya, Maligawatte, Dematagoda, Wellampitiya, Borella and Keselwatta police divisions are further isolated.

Methsanda Sewana, Mihijaya Sewana, Modara Ranmina Sewana, Sirisanda Uyana Dematagoda, and Maligawatta NHS Houses housing schemes have been identified as high risk areas for the spread of Covid-19 and the residents are advised to stay indoors without even moving between the housing units.

Gampaha District:
Wattala, Peliyagoda, Sapugaskanda, Kadawatha, Ragama, Negombo, Pamunugama, Ja-Ela Police divisions

Kalutara District:
Horana, Ingiriya and Wekada West Grama Niladhari Division

Kurunegala District:
Kurunegala town area, Kuliyapitiya Police Division

Kegalle District:
Mawanella and Ruwanwella police Divisions

The Army Commander also reminded that the necessary facilities are in place to provide essential items and medicines to the people in the isolated areas.


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