Speaking further, the Army Commander noted that those who are employed can, however, go to work as per usual.
The Director-General of Health Services, on Wednesday (Aug. 18), issued new restrictions and guidelines in a bid to curb the spread of the COVID-19 virus in the country.
As per the revised measures gyms, spas, children’s parks, swimming pools, and indoor sports halls were closed with immediate effect. In addition to this, musical events, beach parties, and carnivals were also banned.
Meanwhile, public and private sector offices will continue functions with minimum number of staff within the province. Staff residing outside provincial borders can be called to work at the discretion of the head of the institution.
The new restrictions and guidelines are in effect until August 31.
(ADA DERANA NEWS)