‘Reopening liquor stores not appropriate at present’

State Minister of Production, Supply and Regulation of Pharmaceuticals Channa Jayasumana says reopening liquor stores is not appropriate at present.

When inquired by media during an observational tour of the Eppawala Divisional Hospital, the State Minister said the expected results of imposing quarantine curfew to contain the COVID-19 pandemic are being achieved systematically.

State Minister Jayasumna noted therefore the probability of continuing quarantine curfew beyond the 1st of October is low.

Meanwhile, State Minister Channa Jayasumana said the date to commence vaccinations of school children with the Pfizer vaccine will be announced over the next few days.

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