No intention to impose lock-down

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People advised to strictly follow health guidelines  

  • Even though there is no community transmission, the threat exists

By Thisari Walawege  

Responding to a question asked by a journalist about the possibility of a lock-down situation in the country, DIG Ajith Rohana said yesterday they had no intention of imposing a lock-down because there was no community transmission of COVID-19 according to the health authorities.   

However, he requested the people to remain vigilant and follow the health guidelines issued by the health authorities with regards to wearing face masks, physical distancing and hand hygiene.   
“Even though there is no community transmission, the COVID-19 threat still exists,” the DIG said adding that Sri Lanka had controlled the pandemic according to World Health Organisation’s (WHO) statistics with a 0.05% COVID-19 death rate.  Nevertheless, he said nowadays the people are neglecting the health guidelines which might lead to serious repercussions.


The DIG urged the people to extend their fullest support as previously to control this pandemic successfully. 

 

  • He requested the people to remain vigilant and follow the health  guidelines issued by the health authorities with regards to wearing face  masks, physical distancing and hand hygien
  • Even though there is no community transmission, the COVID-19 threat still exists. Nowadays the people are neglecting the health guidelines which might lead to serious repercussions

 

  Comments - 1

  • S.Sangaralingham Monday, 13 July 2020 09:25 AM

    Infections moves up citizens not obey distancing or no masks virus will multiply in more citizens lock up need rise with no alternate solutions. Cooperate behave listen follow advice health warnings


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