POLICE CURFEW EXTENDED TO GAMPAHA POLICE AREA
Minuwangoda Brandix employees urged to remain in their homes
Police curfew was imposed in the Gampaha police area from 6.00 p.m.yesterday until further notice,western Province Senior DIG Deshabandu Tennakoon said.
Earlier, it was imposed in Divulapitiya, Minuwangoda and Veyangoda police areas.
He said long-distance buses would be allowed travel across curfew areas without stopping in the curfew areas and strict action would be taken against those who violate the curfew.
Meanwhile, the government urged all Minuwangoda Brandix employees and their families to remain in their homes, no matter which part of Sri Lanka they lived in and measures had been taken by the Army to move those who had come into contact with COVID-19 infected workers of the Minuwangoda apparel factory to quarantine centres.