As of now, 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)
Four more individuals have tested positive for COVID-19 in Sri Lanka as of 9.00 pm today (03), bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 156. MORE..
3 Apr 2020 (11:41 PM)
Foreign Minister Dinesh Gunawardena met with senior officials of the Ministry of Foreign Relations today at the Ministry to discuss the welfare of the Sri Lankan expatriate communities, difficulties currently being faced by these communities and ways to explore practical solutions to assist expatriate communities at this time of need. MORE..
3 Apr 2020 (11:19 PM)
The National Hospital in Colombo has published a list of contact numbers to coordinate the patients who are registered at Outpatient clinics. MORE..
3 Apr 2020 (9:47 PM)
One more Coronavirus positive patient has been identified today (03), bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 152. MORE..
3 Apr 2020 (8:35 PM)
The four youths, who were arrested after police opened fire at a speeding car that had disregarded the signal to stop, have been remanded until April 08, the Police Media said. MORE..
3 Apr 2020 (7:58 PM)
The International Development Association (IDA) and the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) of the World Bank Group agreed to provide financing assistance amounting to United States Dollars (USD) 128.6 million to the Sri Lankan effort to battle against Covid 19 outbreak. MORE..
3 Apr 2020 (6:35 PM)
The Ministry of Foreign Relations, sensitive to the concerns of the overseas Sri Lankans (OSLs) amidst the rapid spread of the COVID-19 and the inability to return to Sri Lanka, has held consultations over the past 2 days with its Heads of Missions based in 67 cities across the world, to facilitate the wellbeing and safety of OSLs... MORE..
3 Apr 2020 (6:24 PM)
Google has outlined data gathered from smartphones offering insights into the changes in public movement in response to work-from-home, shelter in place and other policies aimed at flattening the curve of COVID-19 outbreak. MORE..
3 Apr 2020 (6:14 PM)
Police said that 289 individuals have been arrested for violating the curfew within six hours ending at 12 noon today (03). MORE..
3 Apr 2020 (4:38 PM)
Sri Lanka s former Ambassador to Russia Udayanga Weeratunga has been granted bail by the Fort Magistrate s Court. MORE..
3 Apr 2020 (4:05 PM)
DIG Ajith Rohana has appealed to the people to remember the individuals they come into contact with when they are at a public place. MORE..
3 Apr 2020 (3:21 PM)
The Sri Lankan Rupee has further depreciated against the US Dollar, with the speculative behaviour in the market with the spread of COVID-19 outbreak. MORE..
3 Apr 2020 (1:16 PM)
Another group of 288 individuals who successfully completed the 14-day quarantine process have left for homes today (03). MORE..
3 Apr 2020 (1:14 PM)
The World Bank s Board of Executive Directors has approved the $128.6 million Sri Lanka COVID-19 Emergency Response and Health Systems Preparedness Project to help the country prevent, detect, and respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and strengthen its public health preparedness. MORE..
3 Apr 2020 (12:47 PM)
The police have arrested 1,264 persons for violating curfew orders during the 24-hour period from 6.00 am yesterday (02) until 6.00 am this morning (03). MORE..
3 Apr 2020 (11:16 AM)
The death toll worldwide from COVID-19 has surpassed 50,000, and more than a million people have tested positive, official figures show. MORE..
3 Apr 2020 (10:20 AM)
Showers or thundershowers may occur at a few places in Sabaragamuwa province and in Kalutara, Galle and Matara districts after 2.00 p.m., says the Department of Meteorology. MORE..
3 Apr 2020 (9:55 AM)
The police have opened fire at a speeding car which had failed to heed orders to stop at the checkpoint near the new bridge in Egoda Uyana, Panadura last night (02). MORE..
3 Apr 2020 (9:02 AM)