Covid : Suspend all non-essential travel and gatherings

Health authorities have requested the general public to suspend all non-essential travel and gatherings.

Head of the National Operations Centre for the Prevention of COVID-19 (NOCPC) Army Commander Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva said the request has been made as a requirement following the detection of a new COVID-19 cluster in the country.

Sixty-nine out of 150 workers of the private garment factory in Minuwangoda tested positive for COVID-19 today after a female supervisor was first detected with the virus over the weekend in Divulapitiya.

Following this detection, health authorities have urged the public to curtail non-essential travel.

Army Commander Shavendra Silva said those who require to step outdoors must strictly adhere to the COVID-19 guidelines issued by the Health Ministry, such as wearing masks and washing their hands. (NewsWire)

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