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Sri Lanka imposes strict lockdown as COVID-19 cases surge


Colombo, May 25 (EFE/EPA).- The Sri Lankan government has imposed island-wide strict travel restrictions until 7 June in order to prevent the spread of coronavirus. Sri Lanka is facing a new wave of COVID-19 infections and the number of cases is increasing day by day. (Camera: CHAMILA KARUNARATHNE).SHOT LIST: PEOPLE UNDERGO COVID-19 SWAB TESTS AT AN AREA UNDER LOCKDOWN AMID THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC IN COLOMBO, SRI LANKA .

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