Sri Lanka will extend a countrywide curfew by a week as the variety of Covid -19 infections increased to some 4,500 brand-new cases and around 200 deaths each day, Health Minister Keheliya Rambukwella stated Friday.
The curfew troubled August 20 was because of end on Monday, however will now continue till September 6.
Sri Lanka taped its highest-ever day-to-day death toll of 209 on Thursday.
The country’s healthcare facilities are not able to cope up with the increasing variety of cases and have actually advised those ill with the infection to stay in their houses unless they have problems such as breathing troubles.
Currently over 50,000 individuals contaminated with Covid -19 are getting treatment either in healthcare facilities or in the house.
The Sri Lankan federal government has actually hesitated to enforce a lockdown on the premises that the nation’s economy has actually currently suffered substantial damage.