The curfew in the Colombo and Gampaha districts will continue until further notice while curfew in the other districts will continue from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. daily until next Saturday (16).
Island-wide curfew will be imposed on Sunday (17), President’s Media Division said.
Curfew will be relaxed in the districts except Colombo and Gampaha at 5.00 am on Monday, May 18, and will be effective from 8.00 pm to 5.00 am daily till Saturday, May 23. The PMD said the mechanism which commenced last Monday, May 11 to recommence civilian life and economic activities while curfew is in force will continue till Saturday, May 16. “This process will resume from Monday, May 18 onwards. Conditions included in the previous announcements regarding the resumption of normal life will remain unchanged,” it said.