The Police have warned that action will be taken against the public who fail to wear facemasks, especially in Colombo.
Police Spokesman, Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG) Ajith Rohana said the Police have received reports of people violating Quarantine Law within Colombo.
He said reports have been received on individuals gathering in Colombo and failing to wear facemasks.
DIG Rohana said the Police have been instructed to conduct special operations to take action against those who fail to adhere to the health guidelines on COVID-19 in public.
He requested the public to wear facemasks, maintain social distancing, and to wash or sanitise their hands regularly when in public. (Colombo Gazette)