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Mar 17, 2020
9:31AM

Coronavirus: Public holiday extended for another three days in Sri Lanka

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In Sri Lanka, the public holiday declared yesterday has been extended for another three days as the number of COVID 19 cases rose to 28 with six more testing positive on Monday. Accordingly, most of the government offices, private offices and business will remain closed till Thursday.Over two hundred people have been kept under observation, most of them are Sri Lankans retuning from Italy and other foreign countries. Government ordered such people returning from Europe, Iran or South Korea during this month to register at the nearest police station for the benefit of themselves and the community.

Defence ministry said judicial actions will be taken against the persons who fail to comply with this order, under the Quarantine Laws. President Gotabaya Rajapksa is scheduled to address the nation on Tuesday morning as pressure grows upon him to postpone the parliamentary elections scheduled for 25th of next month. Among the COVID cases is a SriLankan Airlines pilot who attended a famous college match  last week, which has created rumors and panic among many.

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