Police media spokesman DIG Ajith Rohana says that it is compulsory of wearing face masks and to follow health guidelines. He said several police officials have been deployed in civil to look into this matter. Stern action will be taken for those who have not wearing face masks.
“This virus will transmit and contract at crowded places so everyone must avoid such places until the threat clears.
Accordingly, the members of the public have been urged to wear face masks properly and to adhere to the health protocols introduced by the authorities to prevent the spread of the virus.
The government meanwhile issued a revised set of guidelines with regard to public activities in response to COVID-19. These guidelines are effective until the 31st of May.