Police have arrested 2262 persons for violating curfew. The curfew has been lifted only in 8 districts at present. The police headquarters says that 579 vehicles were taken into custody for violating curfew. Meanwhile, the government has requested the public to follow safety measures announced by the police and the government authorities. Our reporters said that people were seen by essential goods after lifting the curfew till districts. They said that people were keeping a distance of about one meter when purchasing their goods. However, heavy congestion was reported near some market places including at the Manning Market in Pettah.
- The first group of people quarantined have been sent back to their homes.
- Disinfection of common places continues.