A section of Maradana has been closed as a precautionary measure, officials said.
Aroos Mawatha has been closed after the third coronavirus death has been reported in Sri Lanka, that of a 73 year-old patient, a resident of Maradana.
Several people living in the area have been instructed to be quarantined as a precautionary measure.
No one will be allowed to enter or leave the area during the quarantine period. (Colombo Gazette)