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Faculty of Science

University of Peradeniya

Faculty of Science

University of Peradeniya

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic

World health organization has declared new Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) as a pandemic and Sri Lankan government takes maximum security measures to control the spreading of COVID-19 within the country.

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General Safety rules:

  • Observe at least one metre distance between persons at all time.
  • Wash hands regularly with liquid soap.
  • Welcome each other without physical contact.
  • Do not share personal equipment (tablet, phones, stationary).
  • Stay at home/hostel if you show any symptoms of Covid-19. Contact the Health Centre if you are in a hostel.
  • In classrooms (theory or practical), every person should, at all times, wear a mask.
  • Masks are to be disposed in a bin with a lid. Do not litter.