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‘Twenty five schools in Batti closed for next 14 days’

Batticaloa District Government Agent Ganavathipillai Karunakaran addressing the media briefing.
Batticaloa District Government Agent Ganavathipillai Karunakaran addressing the media briefing.

Batticaloa District Government Agent Ganavathipillai Karunakaran said that shops, public markets, restaurants, bakeries and 25 schools in the Batticaloa District will be closed for the next 14 days. Other schools will be opened today.

He was addressing the media briefing on the decisions that wrere made at the District Corona Working Committee meeting at the District Government Office yesterday.

The Education Ministry has already made a decision to open schools today. Schools in Kattankudy will be opened today except 25 schools in Kattankudy.

With Pongal next week, COVID may spread. Therefore, all other shopping malls except Pamasi, Kurosari, public market and restaurants, will be closed. .

He said that the providing relief for the residents of the isolated Kattankudi Divisional Secretariat started on Saturday and the Divisional Secretaries have been involved in providing relief.