Inter-provincial travel restrictions in effect from midnight today

(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – Restriction of travel between provinces to curb the spread of COVID-19 will be in effect from midnight today (11) until May 30, General Shavendra Silva, Army Commander and head of the National Operations Center for Prevention of COVID-19 Outbreak (NOCPCO) said.

The Army Commander said the travel ban between provinces is not an impediment to essential services.

Meanwhile, the Army Commander stated that there is a possibility of imposing travel restrictions between districts also in view of the Covid-19 situation prevailing in the country.

The President yesterday (May 10) ordered the imposition of travel restrictions between all provinces to control the spread of Covid epidemic.


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