Headed by President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, a discussion took place today (04) at the Presidential Secretariat to review the progress of the COVID-19 prevention program and decide on the steps needed to take the program forward. MORE..
5 Apr 2020 (1:02 AM)
Four more patients have tested positive for COVID-19 as of 10.30 pm today (04), stated the Ministry of Health. MORE..
5 Apr 2020 (12:16 AM)
Under the recommendations of the special committee appointed by President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, 2,961 prison inmates have been released on bail since March 17. MORE..
4 Apr 2020 (11:23 PM)
A Public Health Inspector (PHI) attached to the Rambukkana Public Health Office has been attacked with a sharp weapon while on COVID-19 prevention duty. MORE..
4 Apr 2020 (10:35 PM)
Muslim leaders in Sri Lanka have made an appeal to the Muslim community to adhere to the measures to be taken by community, regional and other leaders in order to curb the spread of COVID-19 pandemic. MORE..
4 Apr 2020 (9:31 PM)
The Ministry of Health confirms that two more patients who have recovered from COVID-19 were discharged from hospital today. MORE..
4 Apr 2020 (8:13 PM)
Wide-spread rumours of a complete lockdown in the country are entirely baseless, says DIG Ajith Rohana. MORE..
4 Apr 2020 (7:49 PM)
Three more patients have tested positive for COVID-19 in Sri Lanka bringing the total number of cases to 162, the Director General of Health Services Dr. Anil Jasinghe said. MORE..
4 Apr 2020 (6:21 PM)
The Department of Meteorology has issued an advisory for severe lightning during thundershowers in several provinces and districts across the island. MORE..
4 Apr 2020 (5:41 PM)
The Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka (PUCSL) will implement a special service to provide immediate solutions to the issues of electrical systems and plumbing of the households of electricity and water consumers, during the curfew period with effect from tomorrow. MORE..
4 Apr 2020 (4:57 PM)
Another COVID-19 patient in Sri Lanka has recovered from the deadly virus, According to the Epidemiology Unit of the Health Ministry. MORE..
4 Apr 2020 (3:17 PM)
Increasing numbers of younger people are falling seriously ill or dying with coronavirus, the World Health Organization (WHO) has warned. MORE..
4 Apr 2020 (2:02 PM)
A group of 172 quarantined passengers, who arrived on the island from India. have headed home this morning (04), says Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) media. MORE..
4 Apr 2020 (12:46 PM)
The US on Friday set a new record for the number of COVID-19 deaths in one day with 1,480 dead, the most of any country since the pandemic began. That topped the record set by the US the previous day with 1,169 deaths. MORE..
4 Apr 2020 (12:39 PM)
The second batch of persons who successfully completed their quarantine process at the quarantine centre established at Boossa Naval Base, have left for their homes yesterday (03), the Navy said. MORE..
4 Apr 2020 (11:19 AM)
A special search operation has been kicked off to apprehend those who gather in groups at apartment complexes and other such places in Colombo and suburbs, says DIG Ajith Rohana. MORE..
4 Apr 2020 (10:50 AM)
There is a possibility for afternoon thundershowers particularly in the Sabaragamuwa, Western, North-western, Central, Uva and Southern provinces during today (04) and tomorrow (05), according to the Department of Meteorology. MORE..
4 Apr 2020 (9:45 AM)
A COVID-19 patient who was receiving treatment at Welikanda Hospital has succumbed to the virus, Director General of Health Services Dr. Anil Jasinghe said. MORE..
4 Apr 2020 (8:27 AM)
A total of 1,741 persons are still in quarantine in 40 island-wide facilities and one more group of 155 are scheduled to leave quarantine centres tomorrow (04), says the Commander of Army. MORE..
4 Apr 2020 (1:29 AM)
The COVID-19 cases tally in Sri Lanka has risen to 159 as three more patients tested positive for the virus at of 10.10 pm today (03). MORE..
4 Apr 2020 (12:36 AM)