Government extends quarantine curfew

Government extends quarantine curfew

The Sri Lankan Government has decided to extend the current quarantine curfew till 04 am on the 06th of September, during a meeting with the Covid Committee held under the purview of President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, said the President’s Spokesperson.

The previously implemented quarantine curfew was scheduled to end at 04:00 am 30 August.

However, owing to the delta variant Sri Lanka has been reporting over 4000 Covid cases and nearly 200 deaths on a daily basis for the past few weeks.

Minister of Health, Keheliya Rambukwella tweeted that one of the reasons for extending the curfew was the behaviour of locals.