The Epidemiology Unit points out that the coming week is crucial in considering the spread of corona.Its chief epidemiologist Dr. Sudath Samaraweera speaking to the media said that the people should act responsibly as a result.
Police Media Spokesman DIG Ajith Rohana requested the public to restrict travel as much as possible this weekend.The highest number of cases reported since the onset of the second wave of corona on October 4 has been reported from the Colombo district.
That number is 15,365. 8,004 infected persons have been identified from the Gampaha District during that period while 2,284 infected persons have been identified from the Kalutara District. Also, 1,227 infected persons were identified from the Kandy district during that period.
Speaking to the media Dr. Haritha Aluthge, Editor of the Government Medical Officers’ Association, said that while the risk of corona in the Western Province has decreased, the risk of corona has increased in other provinces.