Police arrested 81 persons for violating curfew and quarantine regulations last 24-hour (October 1). Police sent back 274 people after warning those who haven’t valid reasons to cross the provincial boarders and roadblocks. From 2020 October 30th, so far total 79,804 people arrested for not wear face masks, not main social distancing concept and not obey travel restriction & curfew rules.
Wearing mask and social distancing are mandatory in Sri Lanka, if violated Rs.10,000 fine & up to 6 month’s imprisonment.
The Tri-Forces and the Police Special Task Force (STF) has set up roadblocks at all provincial borders. 13 roadblocks were setup in entry / exit points to Wester Province.
The Quarantine Curfew lifted on October 1st but still inter-province travel restrictions are effective.