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Covid-19 : Travel restrictions on 4 Kuliyapitiya villages

Measures were taken to restrict movement in four villages in Kuliyapitiya following the discovery of 11 cases of Covid-19.

The travel restrictions are imposed in the Gaiyala, Urupitiya, Annaruwa, and Pallewela villages.

The infected persons had attended a wedding ceremony held at a church in Kuliyapitiya on 2 October, according to health officials, and reportedly, the groom at the wedding was also confirmed, on 12 October, to have contracted the virus.

The latest 11 cases from the area were identified after conducting PCR tests on contacts of the groom and four others who were diagnosed with Covid-19.