Decision on extending quarantine curfew on Friday: Health DG

Dr. Asela Gunawardena, Director General of Health Services.

The decision whether to extend the present quarantine curfew would be taken on Friday, Director General of Health Services Dr. Asela Gunawardena said.

He said the decision would be taken at the meeting of the National Operation Centre for Prevention of COVID- 19 Outbreak scheduled for this Friday.

Dr. Gunawardane said the decision, whether to extend the quarantine curfew, would be made based on the deaths and positive cases being reported.

The Government declared a ten-day quarantine curfew until next Monday, August 30.