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Public should not have undue fears over coronavirus - PM

Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa says the general public should not have undue fears over novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

Delivering a special statement, the Premier pointed out that the government is capable of providing required medicinal drugs and food items to the public without delay. The government has a proper work plan in this regard, he added.

PM Rajapaksa also stated that all information regarding the coronavirus will be expeditiously made available to the general public.

The Premier also noted that the government is on alert and ready to face the coronavirus pandemic.