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Recommendations from top Medical Professors towards an exit strategy

Six Chair Professors of Medicine (and Specialist Physicians) in Sri Lanka have expressed their opinion on an exit strategy from the current COVID-19 lockdown in Sri Lanka, recommending the current level of restriction should continue for now and be reviewed after the New Year among others.

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Wuhan reopens after months-long lockdown

China has reported zero new coronavirus deaths for the first time since it emerged as the nation on Wednesday scaled back lockdown standard and reopened the city of Wuhan, the New York Daily News reported.

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Govt. to shut down all economic centres

The Government has decided to close all Economic Centres in the country to prevent the people from gathering into economic centers exposing them to the COVID-19, informed sources said.

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How we fight the common enemy, COVID-19, will shape our destiny: PM

Making a special statement, Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa today commended the sacrifices made by all COVID-19 frontline workers and requested all citizens to stay at homes by following rules imposed for the benefit of all the citizens as everyone’s destiny will be decided by the way we conduct ourselves to defeat the common enemy, COVID-19.

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India gifts 10-tonne consignment of medicines to Sri Lanka

India gifted a 10 tonne consignment of essential life saving medicines to Sri Lanka, in view of the ongoing COVID-19 crisis.

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Toll of Covid-19 cases rises to 183

Five Covid-19 infected patients were reported today, increasing the total cases to 183 in Sri Lanka the Health Ministry said.

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Four more Covid-19 patients recover

Four more Covid-19 infected patients recover and were discharged from the Infectious Disease Hospital (IDH) today increasing the total recovered cases to 42, the Health Ministry said.

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80-year-old male dies due to Covid-19

An 80-year-old male has died at the Infectious Disease Hospital (IDH) due to Coronavirus, reporting the 6th COVID-19 death in Sri Lanka, the Director General of Health Services said.

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UK PM Boris Johnson moved to ICU as symptoms worsen

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been moved to intensive care in hospital after his coronavirus symptoms ’’worsened’’, Downing Street has said.

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President, SJB request employers to pay attention to stranded workers

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and Samagi Jana Balawegaya (SJB) leader Sajith Premadasa today requested the employers to pay attention to their employees who could be stranded in the urban areas without being able to return home due to the current situation in the country.

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Payments via Outward Investment Accounts for overseas investments suspended

Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa today issued an Extraordinary Gazette suspending Sri Lankans from making payments through Outward Investment Accounts for overseas investments for three months.

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Dullas, Gamini & many others make donations to COVID-19 Fund

Ministers Dullas Alahapperuma, Gamini Lokuge and several institutions and private companies have made donations to the COVID-19 Fund within two days increasing its balance to Rs.380 million.

06 Apr 2020 - 10     - 2010

Curfew in 6 districts to continue

The curfew in 19 districts except in Colombo, Gampaha, Kalutara, Puttalam, Kandy and Jaffna will be lifted on April 9 at 6.00 am and re-imposed at 4.00 pm on the same day, the President’s Media Division said.

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15 staff members of Apeksha Hospital sent to quarantine centre

At least 15 staff members of the Apeksha Hospital in Maharagama had to be moved to a quarantine centre after a patient, who was later tested positive for COVID-19, arrived to obtain treatment from the OPD, Hospital Director Dr. Wasantha Dissanayake said.

06 Apr 2020 - 3     - 6638

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German heart patient also brought to SL from MSC Magnifica

A 75-year-old German female passenger who was aboard the cruise ship MSC Magnifica, was also brought to the country along with the Sri Lankan chef by the Sri Lanka Navy this morning after considering her deteriorating health condition.

06 Apr 2020 - 5     - 7297

A tiger at the Bronx Zoo tests positive for coronavirus

Nadia, a tiger at the Bronx Zoo in New York, has become the first of her kind to test positive for the coronavirus.

06 Apr 2020 - 0     - 3585

SL rupee hits Rs. 199 against US Dollar

Sri Lankan Rupee has further depreciated against the US Dollar making the selling rate to Rs.199.40, the Central Bank of Sri Lanka said.

06 Apr 2020 - 5     - 4485

Corona deaths top 100 in India

The Indian Union Health Ministry on Monday said 109 deaths were reported across the country due to Coronavirus, and the total number of infected cases so far has risen to 4067.

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Sri Lanka curfew forces cricket team to improve fitness

Sri Lanka’s cricket team have been ordered onto customised home training regimes during the coronavirus lockdown by coach Mickey Arthur following frequent accusations of poor fitness.

06 Apr 2020 - 3     - 1660

Jailor nabbed with heroin

A 24-year old jailor of the Anuradhapura Prison had been arrested on charges of possession of heroin inside the prison, the police said.

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Covid-19: Are our healthcare workers safe?

Lack of legal power for PHIs, a shortage of safety equipment, gruelling work hours and dealing with stress and anxiety; how are our first responders a...

05 Apr 2020 - 0     - 1521

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The State of Covid-19 Testing in Sri Lanka

The global number of COVID-19 cases have topped 858,916 after just three months into 2020, and currently countries are on mission to do everything the...

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Covid-19: Are our healthcare workers safe?

Lack of legal power for PHIs, a shortage of safety equipment, gruelling work hours and dealing with stress and anxiety; how are our first responders a...

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The State of Covid-19 Testing in Sri Lanka

The global number of COVID-19 cases have topped 858,916 after just three months into 2020, and currently countries are on mission to do everything the...

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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...

11 Mar 2020 - 2     - 2511

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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...

03 Mar 2020 - 4     - 4203

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We must abandon the idea of elections anytime soon

Former Jaffna District Parliamentarian and Tamil National Alliance (TNA) Spokesman M. A. Sumanthiran PC engaged in an informative conversation.......

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Priority in Sri Lanka to contain further spread - UN

As Sri Lanka continues to battle coronavirus (COVID-19), the United Nations (UN) says emergency fiscal support will help the country cope with the add...

04 Apr 2020 - 0     - 1700

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Sri Lanka must ensure China is held accountable:US Lawyer

The coronavirus has killed more than 20,000 people around the world and infected more than 350,000 others, including more than 100 people in Sri Lanka...

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My father’s killers being protected - Ahimsa Wickrematunge -

Slain journalist Lasantha Wickrematunge’s daughter Ahimsa Wickrematunge has been fighting a lone battle to seek justice over her father’s death, a...

12 Mar 2020 - 6     - 35233

WEIRD NEWS

Man gives birth to baby boy at Matara Hospital

A large crowd thronged Matara Hospital recently after hearing the shocking news of a man who had given birth to a baby boy. The man sporting a beard had been from a village bordering Matara....

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Beggar woman with Rs.100,000 detained by Railway Security

Railway Security Guards had arrested a beggar woman with the possession of Rs.200,000 who had been begging in the train....

03 Jan 2020 - 6     - 8452

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