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COVID-19: Sri Lanka | by Asian Development Bank
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COVID-19: Sri Lanka

Members of the Sri Lankan Civil Defense Force pack essential foods to be delivered in curfew areas at the foods store in Welisara outskirt of Colombo, Sri Lanka 26 March 2020. Panicked buyers in the country for essential goods, causing many shops to run out of supplies. Sri Lankan government suspended all arriving flights, implemented an island-wide curfew until further notice in the country and highly request people to follow safety measures recommended by health authorities. Election commission announce schedule 2020 general election will be postponed. Due to the prevailing situation of the Corona pandemic, country has so far reported 102 cases of COVID-19.


Photo: M.A. Pushpa Kumara/ Asian Development Bank


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Taken on March 15, 2020