More areas locked down with immediate effect

The Piliyandala police area has been locked down with immediate effect.

Oris Hill and Appuwalipuram GN Divisions in Trincomalee & Neeldandaheena GN Division in Walapane isolated with immediate effect.

Walana North, Wekada West, Kiriberiya, Palamulla East GN Divisions in the Kaluta District isolated with immediate effect : Army Commander

also 187 people arrested in 24 hours for failing to wear facemasks and follow quaraanrrine regulations : Police Spokesperson.