Government introduces guidelines for Coronavirus alert levels

Government introduces guidelines for Coronavirus alert levels

Government introduces guidelines for Coronavirus alert levels

The Ministry of Health Sri lanka has introduced a set of guidelines to be followed by 55 sectors upon relaxation of public activities in response to Coronavirus(COVID-19).

Coronavirus Pandemic situation in the country is subject to change from time to time and level of activity permitted and the number of people engaged in these functions will need to be changed, the Ministry of Health said.

An alert level system has been introduced based on an understanding of public and work settings in Sri lanka.

Alert Level 1 – Cases reported are only those coming from outside the country (detected in quarantine); no clusters
Alert Level 2 – One cluster of cases
Alert Level 3 – Several clusters in different districts
Alert Level 4 – Cases are appearing with no connection to any cluster (community transmission)

As identified by the health ministry, Sri Lanka is currently at Alert Level 3.

REFER THE FULL STATEMENT HERE – covid-19 guidlines

” If COVID-19 is spreading in your community, stay safe by taking some ” simple precautions, such as physical distancing, wearing a mask, keeping rooms well ventilated, avoiding crowds, cleaning your hands, and coughing into a bent elbow or tissue. Check local advice where you live and work. Do it all! “

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Government introduces guidelines for Coronavirus alert levels

The Ministry of Health Sri lanka has introduced a set of guidelines to be followed by 55 sectors upon relaxation of public activities in response to Coronavirus(COVID-19).

Coronavirus Pandemic situation in the country is subject to change from time to time and level of activity permitted and the number of people engaged in these functions will need to be changed, the Ministry of Health said.

An alert level system has been introduced based on an understanding of public and work settings in Sri lanka.

Alert Level 1 – Cases reported are only those coming from outside the country (detected in quarantine); no clusters
Alert Level 2 – One cluster of cases
Alert Level 3 – Several clusters in different districts 
Alert Level 4 – Cases are appearing with no connection to any cluster (community transmission)

As identified by the health ministry, Sri Lanka is currently at Alert Level 3.

REFER THE FULL STATEMENT HERE – covid-19 guidlines

” If COVID-19 is spreading in your community, stay safe by taking some ” simple precautions, such as physical distancing, wearing a mask, keeping rooms well ventilated, avoiding crowds, cleaning your hands, and coughing into a bent elbow or tissue. Check local advice where you live and work. Do it all! “

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