Jul 05, 2020, 23:27:39

More than 1,200 sent to self-quarantine for not wearing face masks

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More than 1,200 people have been sent to self-quarantine for failing to wear face masks in public places in Western Province yesterday, the Police said.

Senior DIG Deshabandu Tennakoon said a total of 1,217 persons have been identified and they have been directed to undergo 14-day self-quarantine.

Earlier, he had told that a special operation will be carried out to identify the persons who fail to wear face masks in public places and that they would be arrested.

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