Army Commander General Shavendra Silva says that the people should act wisely as the covid epidemic is still raging in the country.
If the people do not continue to act prudently, the country will again experience a higher number of covid infections and covid deaths than ever before.
The Army Commander has expressed these views while participating in the booster vaccination program for war heroes this morning (01) at the Army Hospital in Narahenpita.
He further pointed out that the people of the country were able to control this situation or the epidemic as a result of great sacrifices made.
The Army Commander also said that although the travel restrictions between the provinces were lifted yesterday (31), it does not say that covid has left the country.