Islandwide travel restriction extended till June 21

The ongoing islandwide travel restriction has been extended til June 21 at 4 am, under the instructions of President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, Army Commander General Shavendra Silva said.

Silva told Daily Mirror that following a discussion with the COVID-19 task force, President Gotabaya Rajapaksa decided to extend the ongoing travel restriction, but under certain conditions.

Under the new conditions, all factories including apparel factories, major construction projects, essential services, economic centers, who will be notified what are the days they can open per week, those involved in agricultural projects, organic fertilizer manufacturers and weekly fairs (sathi pola) will be allowed to operate.