Public contends with COVID-19

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Hundreds of thousands of people flocked to supermarkets, banks and other retail outlets yesterday after curfew lifted but it was mixed results for social distancing as some people followed the guidelines and maintained the proper distance of one meter or more while others ended up ignoring them or being unable to follow them. Despite the cessation of curfew being extended by two hours many people still struggled to get essential items before heading home. Subsequently the Government declared an indefinite curfew in the districts of Colombo, Gampaha and Kalutara - Pix By Upul Abayasekara and Ruwan Walpola