Sri Lankans affected by the COVID-19 virus outbreak are being provided with relief continuously

The Government’s program of providing relief to the people affected by COVID-19 virus outbreak throughout the island is being continued through the respective Ministries and District Secretaries, the Government Information Department said

Nov 16, 2020
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The Government’s program of providing relief to the people affected by COVID-19 virus outbreak throughout the island is being continued through the respective Ministries and District Secretaries, the Government Information Department said.

The government has allocated a sum of Rs. 68.64 billion (68,640 million) for this purpose from March 31, 2020, the very first day reported the COVID 19 outbreak, until the 13th November in its second outbreak.

In this relief process, the highest amount of money has been released to provide Rs.5000 relief to the families that have lost their livelihood and 11,308,311 families have been provided with the relief in April and May 2020 alone.

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