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* President urges public to follow instructions given by health authorities amid resurging COVID-19 pandemic
Thu, Oct 8, 2020, 09:14 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Oct 08, Colombo: Sri Lanka President Gotabhaya Rajapaksa today appealed to the public to follow the instructions given by the health authorities and not to be misled by false information spreading by various groups as the COVID-19 epidemic has resurged in the country.

President Rajapaksa in a statement posted on Facebook stressed that the authorities are doing everything possible to contain the spread of the viral disease and save the people from the pandemic.

“At a time when the COVID-19 pandemic is sweeping the globe, we defeated it together as a strong nation. Today, COVID-19 is activating back in our country. As before, our health, security and other services are doing the best to save us from this pandemic,” he said.

“In this challenging situation, I urge you to follow the instructions given by the health authorities and obtain the necessary information from official government information services without being deceived by the false propaganda spread by various groups,” the President stressed.


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