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In Sri Lanka, has lifted the curfew imposed over COVID-19

The Sri Lankan authorities decided to cancel the action in the country the curfew that was imposed because of the situation with coronavirus infection COVID-19, said the Russian Embassy in Sri Lanka and in the Maldives.

In late may, local authorities have decided to reduce the curfew and set its duration from 22.00 to 04.00 (daily) throughout the country. Was allowed to move between the districts, except Colombo and Gampaha.

"Regrading in Sri Lanka. Local authorities took the decision to cancel since June 28, the curfew that was imposed in connection with the spread of the coronavirus," - said in the message of the Russian Embassy in Twitter.

Earlier it was reported that the Sri Lankan authorities have extended until July 11 the effect of all types of visas for foreigners in the country, including Russians.

World health organization March 11 announced the outbreak of a new coronavirus infection COVID-19 pandemic. According to the latest who data, the world revealed more than 9.8 million cases, more than 495 thousand people died.

Relevant data on the situation of COVID-19 in Russia and the world presented on the portal stopmanager.of the Russian Federation.