20 March 2020 – Government announces islandwide police curfew

Type of Intervention: Executive Order, Regulation, Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Police and Interior Affairs
Intervention Categories: Social and physical distancing measures; Domestic travel
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Director General of Government Information, Inspector General of Police

Overview: Island-wide curfew from 6.00pm today (20) till 6.00 am on Monday (23), the Presidential Secretariat announced.
All forms of picnics, pilgrimages and leisure tours of foreigners have been suspended with immediate effect.

Full details here: https://www.mfa.gov.lk/declaration-of-police-curfew-island-wide/

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – academic
Evidence/Justification: Increasing numbers of persons affected and the magnitude of the epidemic from other countries