Several strict measures are under way from today (16) to curb the spread of Covid-19.
Police spokesman Senior DIG Ajith Rohana stated that social gatherings, public events, seminars etc. are prohibited from today (16), while wedding functions are not allowed from today (17).
However, wedding registrations are permitted at home or elsewhere, with the presence of the groom, bride, parents of both sides, registrar and the two witnesses only.
Meanwhile, curfew will be imposed from 10 pm to 4 am from today (16), till further notice.
Travel is only allowed for those working in essential services during that period.
253 break the law
253 persons were arrested for violating quarantine regulations yesterday (15).
The total number of those arrested for quarantine violations is 54, 612.
479 persons were turned back after attempting to violate the inter-provincial travel ban.
Inter-provincial travel is only allowed for a funeral of a close relative or medical treatment.
A special operation is underway to arrest those who do not wear face masks in public places, as well