Living In A Country Without COVID-19

A normal day in Pettah vs the curfew. Not pictured: new normal. Photos by Nazly Ahmed

Sri Lanka has crushed COVID-19. We’ve had zero local cases for a month, outside of a contained outbreak in the Navy. It only takes one missed case but, knock on wood, we’re clear.

We’ve reopened, but that’s hardly news. It seems like everyone reopened at the same time…

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Indrajit Samarajiva is a writer living in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Sign up for my newsletter at www.indi.ca, and you can reach me at indi@indi.ca.

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