Parts of the Mathugama Administrative Division have been declared as isolated areas.
The Army said that the Ovitigala, Badugama and Badugama – New Colony in the Mathugama AGA Division have been declared as isolated areas with immediate effect.
Police spokesman DIG Ajith Rohana said that the decision was taken after coronavirus patients were detected in the area.
He said that residents in the specific areas have been requested to stay indoors.
However, Advanced Level students from these areas can travel to their examination centers. (Colombo Gazette)