Local News: In the areas where the curfew is lifted, only the President’s Media Division said people could go outside to purchase essential items based on their NIC numbers.
People with NICs that end with the numbers 1 or 2 will then be allowed to leave on Mondays.
Those with NIC numbers ending with 3 and 4 can go out on Tuesdays, those on Wednesday ending with 5 and 6 NIC numbers, those on Thursday ending with 7 and 8 NIC numbers and those on Thursday ending at 9 and 9 on Fridays.
It is strongly recommended that people follow safety guidelines such as maintaining public physical distance, wearing face masks, using manual sanitizers and washing hands on a regular basis.
The PMD stated that the police and the military personnel should track people who violate health guidelines and regulations.