Entire country designated as a covid risk zone - (Video)

Tuesday, 01 December 2020 - 13:24

DIG Ajith Rohana states that it is mandatory for all people to follow health guidelines as the entire country has been designated as an infected area.

Accordingly, 32 persons have been arrested for violating health guidelines during the past 24 hours.

Although the Pettah police area in the Colombo district has been removed from isolation, trading activities at Manning Market, 4th and 5th Cross Street have been banned.

The Covid situation in the country remains intense with over 500 patients reported yesterday. 

In the month of November more than 90 deaths have been reported primarily from the Western Province while over 13,000 persons testing positive for coronavirus. 

The data compiled from reports issued by the government sources

Patients as at end of October 2020 - 10,663
Patients as at end of November 2020 - 23,987

Total deaths as at 31 October 2020 - 20
Total deaths as at 30 November 2020 - 118

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