Govt identifies period till April 10 as ’High risk’ - Bandula

26 March 2020 08:02 pm - 6     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


The government has identified the period till April 10 , 2020 as a high risk period for the spread of coronavirus and therefore the curfew situation in the western province will continue, a minister said.

Cabinet spokesman Minister Bandula Gunawardane told Daily Mirror today that this was discussed at a meeting chaired by President Gotabaya Rajapaksa on Wednesday evening.

He said the Puttalam district had been identified as a high risk district. “We have to control the situation during this period. If we manage the situation until then, we can come out of it,” he said.

He said the government laid down a plan for the distribution of essential items for people during this period.(Kelum Bandara)

  Comments - 6

  • Don Friday, 27 March 2020 07:04 PM

    Tuition master lecturing on COVID-19.

    Manik Saturday, 28 March 2020 05:58 PM

    Distribute essentials, my foot, may to selected party support bases. We have not seen anyone up until now. Those innocent persons with limited income must be suffering, not grumbling about the curfew, this was to be lifted Friday morning to do purchases, now indefinitely extended, where is essentials for people in our area

    dickie bird Friday, 27 March 2020 11:58 PM

    GOSL have calculated and identifies the period to take care. Ranil introduce his two cents worth and add four more days in a tongue in cheek suggestion to bring the GOSL to disrepute during the S

    Ashok Saturday, 28 March 2020 02:50 PM

    Kindly advise the procedure to get grocery and veggies delivered. People will die of starvation before covid19. Though appreciate the lockdown measure.

    Ruk Dias Saturday, 28 March 2020 04:03 PM

    Haven't seen any distribution of essential items in Colombo. Saturday, 28 March 2020 04:52 PM

    Where is the food distribution?? Not all houses or roads are covered, we dont even know when it is happening and we have no food left at home I'm from Rathmalana and haven't received or heard about any food lorries here We are struggling to buy medicine for our parents All online vendors are busy !!

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