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We must never lower our guard Just because Govt. relaxed curfew

The health guidelines and advisories issued early this month to be effective from May 11 for the state and private sector establishments and their employees will be applied to the entire country after curfew is relaxed countrywide from tomorrow onwards, a top health official said.

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27 trains will operate to Colombo tomorrow: Railways Dept.

Twenty seven trains including two special trains are scheduled to be operated to Colombo from tomorrow (26) to accommodate 16,600 registered staff employees, Railways Department’s Commercial Superintendent Vajira Polwatta said.

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1,148 Covid-19 cases in Sri Lanka

Seven more Covid-19 infected patients were reported today increasing the total cases to 1,148, the Government Information Department said.

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Total recoveries from Covid-19 rise to 695

A total of 21 more Covid-19 infected patients have recovered and been discharged increasing the total recovered cases in Sri Lanka to 695, the Health Ministry said.

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Inter-provincial bus services from tomorrow: Minister

Power, Energy and Transport Minister Mahinda Amaraweera yesterday instructed the Sri Lanka Transport Board (SLTB) and the National Transport Commission (NTC) to resume inter-provincial bus services from tomorrow (26) except in Colombo and Gampaha Districts.

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Strict health restrictions to continue despite curfew relaxed from Tuesday

Strict health restrictions will continue in all districts including Colombo and Gampaha when curfew is relaxed from Tuesday while restaurants, cinemas and all other places which gather people will remain closed until further notice in order to prevent a possible re-surface of the COVID-19, a senior government official told Daily Mirror yesterday.

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Present patients with Kawasaki like disease at LRH not linked to COVID-19

The Health Ministry, yesterday said that the present patients admitted at the Lady Ridgeway Hospital, with symptoms of the Kawasaki like disease, is not linked to the COVID-19, but pedeatricians however were on alert due to cases being reported globally amidst the pandemic.

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181 stranded Sri Lankans return from Russia

A total of 181 Sri Lankans, who were stranded in Russia due to the Corona-19 pandemic has arrived in the country this morning at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA).

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COVID-19 cases climbs to 1,141

Three more people tested positive for COVID-19 bringing the total confirmed cases in Sri Lanka to 1,141, the Health Ministry said.

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Online patient-doctor platform for Corona advice developed

As an aid to combat the COVID-19 pandemic situation in the country, an interactive computer application for patient-doctor communication platform was developed by the faculty of computing, General Sir John Kotelawala Defense University.

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Covid-19 cases rise to 1094, recoveries reach 674

Five more Covid-19 infected patients were reported increasing the total cases in Sri Lanka to 1,094 while 14 Covid-19 patients were recovered and discharged from hospitals, the Health Ministry said.

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No Covid-19 cases in society within last 24-day

No Covid-19 patients were reported in society within the last 24 days, except from the quarantine centres, Chief Epidemiologist Dr Sudath Samaraweera said.

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Kosgoda Tharaka’s accomplice ‘Mana’ arrested

Manoj Harshana alias ‘Mana’, an accomplice of underworld figure ’Kosgoda Tharaka, has been arrested with over 200 grams of heroin worth Rs. 2.5 million by the Police Special Task Force (STF).

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New Ransomware: CERT issues high-level alert

There was a high-level threat as new threat of Ransomware could attack companies and individuals worldwide, the Computer Emergency Readiness Team (SLCERT) has warned.

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35 Seychellois nationals arrive in SL for treatment

Thirty-five Seychellois nationals arrived in Sri Lanka at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA), Katunayake yesterday to undergo treatment for several illnesses and health conditions including heart diseases at private hospitals, the government said.

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293 naval Covid-19 patients recovered

Ten more naval personnel infected with COVID-19 were recovered and discharged from hospitals, increasing the total number to 293, the Navy said.

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Nearly 2,000 PCR tests within yesterday

A total of 1,998 Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) tests were carried out yesterday, Health Promotion Bureau (HPB) said.

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34 SPs promoted as SSPs

Thirty-four Superintendent of Police (SP)s have been promoted to the rank of Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP).

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Never allow any harm to Islamic brotherhood -Prez

President Goatabaya Rajapaksa in his Ramazan message said that everyone should never allow any harm to the Islamic brotherhood due to acts of a small number of extremists.

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Toll of COVID-19 cases rises to 1,089

Four more persons tested positive for Covid-19 increasing the total cases in Sri Lanka to 1,089, the Health Ministry said. Official figures show that 429 active cases are under medical observation.

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High hopes for farmers despite looming threats to Wilpattu

Farmers in Rajanganaya Yaya 18 in Anuradhapura District are harbouring high expectations. They feel that all their hardships would soon end with a new aloe vera cultivation project which is expected t...

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BOI front office refurbishment comes under the spotlight!

Despite the directives given to all heads of state institutions by President Gotabaya Rajapaksa to stop unnecessary expenditure in their respective establishments, the move made by the Board of Invest...

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COVID-19 an opportunity to reshape, reorient and reposition economy: -Dr. Kenneth De Zilva

Dr. Kenneth De Zilva, an economist and member of the Monetary Policy Consulting Committee of the Central Bank, speaks about post COVID-19 challenges a...

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We are called traitors for carrying forward the Human Rights work of Mahinda Rajapaksa: Brito Fernando

Daily Mirror spoke to Brito Fernando, a well-known long-standing Human Rights activist and trade unionist who recently waged a battle for animal right...

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COVID-19 would undoubtedly be a turning point Interview with CB Governor W.D. Lakshman

Daily Mirror discussed the impact of COVID-19 on the national economy with Central Bank Governor and former Vice Chancellor of the Colombo University ...

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Those who stigmatize China on COVID-19 have failed their people - Chinese envoy

China has reacted strongly against some countries who have called for an international investigation into the origins of the COVID-19 and China’s ea...

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