Nov 11, 2020

Exiting WP prohibited until Nov. 15 midnight Featured

No persons will be allowed to leave the Western Province from 10.00pm today (11) until Sunday midnight (Nov. 15), Army Commander Lt. Gen. Shavendra Silva said.

Meanwhile, all bus services entering and leaving the Western province were also suspended till Nov. 15, according to the National Transport Commission.

During a meeting with the Task Force at the National Operations Centre for Prevention of COVID-19 Outbreak (NOCPCO) earlier today, president Gotabaya Rajapaksa has urged authorities to take measures to stop people travelling to other provinces from the Western Province, where a large number of Covid-19 cases have been identified.