Lockdown extended till 13 September

The ongoing lockdown has been extended until 4.00 am on 13 September, Health Minister Keheliya Rambukwela stated today (03).

“Recommendations determine that progress will be made via the ongoing vaccination drive in the interim to curb the current spike,” Rambukwella noted via a tweet.

Meanwhile, he urged the public to adhere to the regulations and use this period to get vaccinated against Covid-19.

Earlier, it was announced that it would be lifted on 06 September.