May 01, 2021

All activities in hotels, pubs & night clubs suspended from tonight

All activities in hotels (parties, gatherings and events as), pubs and night clubs will be prohibited after 10.00 pm today (May 01), says Commander of Sri Lanka Army General Shavendra Silva.

The suspension will be in effect for a period of two weeks, the Army Chief stressed.

The move comes as Sri Lanka is battling the third wave of the Covid-19 pandemic that has led to spiraling numbers of infections.

Sri Lanka saw another surge in COVID-19 infections, as more than 1,600 people were tested positive for the virus on Friday (April 30). The confirmed cases count  is now at 108,146, according to official figures.