Oct 29, 2020

All activities in WP suspended from today

The Health Ministry has decided to suspend all activities at shops, economic centres, beauty salons, massage centres or Spas, gatherings and meetings including religious activities in the Western Province from today.

Addressing the media Chief Epidemiologist Dr. Sudath Samaraweera said the decision was taken as a precautionary measure to control the spread of the COVID-19 virus.

He said the 335 COVID positive patients reported yesterday were identified from the city limits of the Colombo Municipality.

The COVID-19 virus seems to be spreading rapidly in the Western Province than in other districts due to various activities, Dr Samaraweera added.

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