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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Not possible to hold election on June 20 under current situation: EC
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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SL navy ship reaches stranded SL fishing vessels off Indonesia
Sri Lankan multiday fishing vessels driven away to the seas off Indonesia by the effect of inclement weather caused by the Amfan cyclonic storm, are now heading towards the island under the assistance of SLNS ‘Samudura’ and the fishing vessels are provided fuel by the ship, today (23).
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Gota asks Modi for US$ 1.1 billion special SWAP facility
President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has requested Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to provide US$ 1.1 billion special SWAP facility to top up the US$ 400 million under SAARC facility to help Sri Lanka in dealing with its foreign exchange issues, the Sri Lanka Presidential Media Division said.
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Muslims to celebrate Ramazan tomorrow
Muslims in Sri Lanka will celebrate the Ramazan Festival tomorrow (24), following the sighting of the new moon, the Colombo Grand Mosque said.
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7 more Covid-19 cases reported; Toll rises to 1,085
Seven more Covid-19 infected patients were reported increasing the total cases in Sri Lanka to 1,085, the Health Ministry said.
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Curfew in all districts to be relaxed from Tuesday
The police curfew in all districts would be relaxed and only be in effect from 10pm to 4am daily from Tuesday (26) until further notice, the President’s Media Division said.
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SL effectively fighting COVID-19 under Gotabaya’s leadership: Modi
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that Sri Lanka is fighting COVID-19 effectively under President Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s leadership
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