Health authorities warn that despite prominence given to vaccinations at present, the possibility of a resurgence of the coronavirus has not diminished.
Director of the Health Promotion Bureau Specialist Dr. Ranjith Batuwanthudawa said it is imperative to continue following health practices.
Dr. Batuwanthudawa said another wave of COVID-19 or a new variant could emerge in the country.
He said the country is at a monumental position at present, in terms of the coronavirus situation with the number of cases on a decline, adding that the actions of the public will determine the course of the coronavirus.
Dr. Batuwanthudawa urged the public to continue to restrict travel and movement claiming that fully vaccinated individuals are still at risk of contracting the virus.