Parliament will meet today amidst fears  of a fresh outbreak  of COVID-19 with MPs,  staff and media personnel  coming  into the complex are told to strictly  adhere to health guidelines.

Speaker Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena is expected to make  special announcement on the matter when the House meets at 10 a.m.  this morning.

In a  notice sent to Parliamentary Correspondents  yesterday, they were reminded  it is  mandatory to wear masks when entering and within the  Parliamentary premises at all times,  to wash hands or sanitize  hands as often as possible and limit the use of the elevators to four persons at a time.

They were also advised to maintain the one-meter distance at all times possible.