Intelligence agencies claim protests cause for Covid spread

Intelligence agencies have claimed that recent protests were the cause for the rapid spread of the coronavirus.

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa was informed today that over 120 protests were staged over the past one month.

A crucial meeting took place today (Friday) chaired by President Gotabaya Rajapaksa to discuss the current developments related to the coronavirus in the country.

The meeting took importance as the number of people infected by the coronavirus saw a rapid increase and daily deaths reached record levels.

At the meeting the President was also told that at least 150 people participated in each protest staged over the past one month.

The authorities claimed that large crowds participating in such protests without following the health guidelines resulted in the rapid spread of the virus. (Colombo Gazette)

3 COMMENTS

  1. Ya sure blame it all on the convenient scapegoat the protesters to distract from the idiotic Government’s failure to manage the Delta Variant and refusal to lockdown while giving financial assistance to citizens from IMF…

  2. This is not an intelligent statement by Intelligence Department. Sadly, it listens to the Finance Minister :—)))

    The Finance Minister said that Sri Lanka has all vaccines of the world.

    Foolish statement by a Minister who has no formal qualification.

    Israel has one vaccine, according to the Finance Minister, Israel is not a wise as Sri Lanka :–)))

    Of course beggars have everyone’s mercy :—)))

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