State Minister Prof. Channa Jayasumana urged the folks of the nation to not mistakenly assume that the risk from the Covid-19 virus has utterly gone away because the dangers posed by public gatherings and failure to observe well being tips remains to be very excessive.
Chatting with reporters, he stated that inter-provincial journey restrictions are nonetheless being maintained and that nevertheless many individuals are gathering in massive numbers at locations of worship, funerals, weddings and at capabilities organized by members of the family or buddies.
He stated that that is setting a nasty precedent and that he had personally noticed yesterday folks gathering in massive numbers close to non secular locations such because the Ruwanweli Maha Seya and Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi.
The state minister emphasised that this can be a nation the place simply 2-3 weeks in the past round 200 coronavirus deaths had been being reported each day and that the folks mustn’t assume that the virus is totally gone now.
He stated that they can not present any assure that this virus won’t mutate additional sooner or later and that it’s evident internationally that new variants of the virus carry on popping up all around the world whereas the variety of circumstances and deaths proceed to rise.
“Don’t get the fallacious concept that the danger is gone,” he requested the general public.