Re-opened halls with restrictions

The government has given permission to reopen halls in Sri Lanka that have been closed for more than three months from the 15th.

Following the approval of the Director General of Health Services, cinema theaters have been allowed to operate amid stringent health care measures.

Director General of Health Services Anil Jasinghe has issued a statement regarding the opening of venues for stage plays and other musical performances.

Reopening of auditoriums by definition The seating capacity (number of seats) of auditoriums for stage performances and other musical performances is limited to 50 per cent of spectators. Permission has been granted to open the auditorium on July 15, 2020.

Anil Jasinghe said that it is essential to actively follow the health advice to be followed in order to protect oneself from the Covit 19 virus infection in these theatrical activities.

Theaters and public concerts have been banned in Sri Lanka since the 20th of last month following an increase in the incidence of the corona virus.

It is noteworthy that the restrictions imposed in many sectors are being lifted as the vigor of corona is gradually declining in Sri Lanka at present.