A quarantine curfew has been imposed for the Nuwara Eliya district from 12 am May 29 to 12 am on May 31. In a release issued by the Police Headquarters, the Police warned that all travel other than of those providing essential services will not be allowed during this time period.
Meanwhile, the last rites of late Minister Arumugam Thondaman will be held on May 31 (Sunday) in Norwood. Large crowds have been gathering to pay their final respects despite the social distancing rules put in place. This has come under criticism on social media platforms. His remains will be taken to the Savumiamoorthy Thondaman public grounds in Norwood to be cremated at 4 pm on Sunday.