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Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s office announced the extension of curfew in four high risk districts, including Colombo, till May 4 to stop the transmission of novel coronavirus in nation.
The four out of the 25 administration districts that come under high risk category are Colombo, Gampaha, Kalutara and Puttalam. For the remaining 21 districts, the curfew will be partially lifted from April 27 till May 1. The partial relaxation for the period will be from 5 am to 8 pm, it said.
The government also announced that public and private institutions are allowed to operate from May 4 despite the curfew in the high risk districts.