Director General of Health Services Consultant Dr. Asela Gunawardhana says that the support of the public is essential to control the spread of corona virus. He has warned that new restrictions may have to be imposed if people do not follow health advice. He mentioned this at a function to commission the PCR Test laboratory setup at Kaluthara, National Health Institute. He said that no decision has been taken to lock down the country. The laboratory has been established with donations from a philanthropist with the assistance of health ministry and Suwasarana Health Found.
- Fifty new doctors appointed to hospitals in the Northern Province.
- The Prime Minister assures to continue with the development of the country