All school excursions suspended due to Coronavirus threat

12 March 2020 11:42 am - 3     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


All school educational trips have been temporarily suspended due to Coronavirus threat in the country, the Education Ministry said.

The decision has been taken under the directions of Education Minister Dullas Alahapperuma.

In a statement, the Ministry said the decision was taken after a Sri Lankan tour guide tested positive for COVID-19 (Coronavirus).

The patient who is currently being treated at the National Infectious Diseases Hospital had traveled to several places in the country.

  Comments - 3

  • shw Thursday, 12 March 2020 12:01 PM

    its better to give 2nd term holidays.

    TML Thursday, 12 March 2020 12:57 PM

    why the circular is not put in Tamil ?

    Karu Thursday, 12 March 2020 02:11 PM

    May be they think Covid19 is selective.

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