Meanwhile, the Government Medical Officers' Association stated a couple of days ago that a relative increase in coronavirus patients is being observed in the country with the end of the New Year season.
Its executive committee member Dr. Prasad Colombage told the Hiru news team that attention should be paid to celebrating the forthcoming Vesak festival in accordance with health guidelines.
The Ganewatta Medical Officer of Health stated that steps are being taken to quarantine nearly 400 families in the Tittawelgala village in Hiripitiya, Kurunegala. Currently travel restrictions have been imposed in the area.
Steps were also taken to restrict travel to the village due to 37 reported cases of coronavirus infection.