15 March 2020 – Advice to avoid pilgrimages within the country

Type of Intervention: Advisory
Sectors Involved: Public
Intervention Categories: Social and physical distancing measures; Gatherings, businesses, and services
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Secretary, Ministry of Buddha Sasana, religious and Cultural Affairs

Overview: Advice to avoid pilgrimages within the country
Full details here: https://www.dgi.gov.lk/news/press-releases-sri-lanka/1950-15-03-2020-press-release

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group, Perception of an increased threat
Source of Evidence or Justification: Public information
Evidence/Justification: This is a season for pilgrimages within the country.