13
JUL
Temporary school closure has been announced.
Measures
Following the spike of reported cases in the country, the Education Minister has announced a temporary school closure for all schools in the country. The closure started from 13 July until 17 July. It has been applied to all schools and classes, including international schools, private schools and tuition classes. The daily curfew has been lifted since 28 June. The government continues to highlight the importance in taking precautionary measures and advise public to follow and adhere to the respective health guidelines at different places.
28
JUN
Daily curfew has been completely lifted in Sri Lanka.
Measures
On 28 June, the government announced the daily curfew which was imposed in the country for the past few months will be lifted. The daily curfew was first announced on 20 March and it was in place from 12:00am to 04:00am daily across the country from 13 June.
14
JUN
Daily curfew has been further relaxed.
Starting from 14 June onwards, curfew will only be implemented from 12:00am to 04:00am daily across the country until further notice.
The daily curfew was previously implemented from 11:00pm to 04:00am. The economic and social activities operate as usual during the non-curfew hours with the adherence to the issued Guidelines.

On 17 June, the Central Bank has introduced new initiatives to support government in reviving economy in the country. A few actions include but not limited to refinance scheme for businesses affected by the COVID-19, new credit scheme exclusively for construction sector enterprises, reduction of Statutory Reserve Ratio (SRR) which assists liquidity to the domestic money market, have been shared.

In addition, the government is considering to reopen the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA), Katunayake to tourists before 1 August. According to the Tourism and Aviation Minister Prasanna Ranatunga, all tourists would subject to PCR tests on their arrival.
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