Departures from Beruwala fishery harbour halted

All departures from the Beruwala fishery harbour hav been halted until Friday (31), stated State Minister for Fishery Harbour Development Kanchana Wijesekera.

Following the COVID-19 cluster that emerged from the Peliyagoda fish market, both Galle and Beruwala fishery harbours had been shut down temporarily.

While the Beruwala fishery harbour has resumed operations yesterday (25), all departures have been halted until PCR testing has been done to all staff.

Additionally, the Ministry of Fisheries has provided aid to those who were not able to sell their fish stocks by providing a transport method with disinfection.