These measures are being taken by residents of Weerapura, which is located in the 642 / D Grama Niladhari Division of the Saliyawewa Police Division.
They have obstructed the main roads leading into the village and erected roadblocks. Anyone entering or exiting the village will be disinfected at these points.
It is said that residents have also organized a patrol for the cause.
(Pics : Priyankara Kalupahana - Puttalam Corr.)