A crucial meeting will be held today between President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and the Presidential Task Force on Prevention of COVID-19 to decide if travel restrictions will be imposed over the weekend to combat the spread of the COVID-19 virus.

Army Commander General Shavendra Silva told Daily Mirror that the meeting will be held with the participation of ministers, the Director-General of Health Services, and several other experts to discuss the current developments and further decisions to be taken related to the coronavirus pandemic in the country.

Academic and Physician, senior Professor Arjuna de Silva yesterday requested the  Government to take necessary measures to curtail the movement of the public as the next two weeks are crucial for Sri Lanka with regard to the coronavirus pandemic.