Covid-19 Lockdown: Sri Lanka extends till June 21


Sri Lanka extended its Covid-19 lockdown and travel restrictions until June 21, as the current lockdown will be ended on June 14.

“Following a discussion with the COVID-19 task force, President Gotabaya Rajapaksa decided to extend the ongoing travel restriction, but under certain conditions,” Army Commander General Shavendra Silva, who heads the Covid-19 prevention task force, told reporters.

“Essential services, apparel factories, construction sites, village markets, agricultural and organic fertilizer production will function during the restrictions,” he said.

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