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Sri Lanka extended quarantine

11.09.2021 81 просмотров

The Sri Lankan government has extended the lockdown in the country from September 10 to 21 despite a decline in the number of coronavirus cases in the country. This was announced on Friday by the Minister of Health of the Republic of Kehelia Rambukwella.


“The quarantine will remain in force until September 21. Due to the steady decline in the number of cases, we are confident that Sri Lanka will be able to reopen without any risk. Please follow the rules, use this time to get vaccinated, stay at home and wear masks,” Kehelia Rambukwella wrote on his microblog on Twitter.

On August 20, the government of Sri Lanka established a hour throughout the country from 22:00 to 04:00. Residents are not allowed to leave their homes, except for travel to purchase essential goods from stores and medicines from pharmacies. The country banned entertainment events and mass worship, suspended public transport.

Over the past day in Sri Lanka, coronavirus was detected in 2.8 thousand residents, 175 people died. In total, during the pandemic in Sri Lanka, more than 477 thousand cases of infection were recorded, more than 10.8 thousand people died, about 390 thousand patients recovered.

The country's doctors fully vaccinated 46.5% of the country's population. Sri Lanka has a population of 21.9 million.

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