The number of identified corona infected persons has increase to 86. Four patients who were undergoing treatment at the Kaluthara General Hospital have been infected with the coronavirus. Another two patients are undergoing treatment at the intensive care unit of the IDH. The epidemiology unit said that 220 suspected patients are undergoing treatment at 18 hospitals Island wide. 3,506 persons are under quarantine at 45 centres. 31 of them are foreign nationals. All those who went on pilgrimage to Dambadiwa and returned to island are under quarantine process. 15,000 individuals who have arrived in the country from the 1st to the 15th of this month have been registered at police stations. They have been sent to quarantine.
- The curfew in 8 districts will be lifted at 6.00 am tomorrow. The curfew will be re-imposed in those districts at 12.00 noon on the same day
- People maintain a distance of one meter among themselves when attending to their needs after lifting curfew