The Epidemiology Unit of the Health Ministry reported that 1,400 more persons have tested positive for COVID-19 in Sri Lanka on Friday (May 14), as the daily count of new cases moved to 2,289. MORE..
15 May 2021 (1:21 AM)
Israeli planes renewed air strikes in Gaza early on Saturday and Hamas militants responded by firing rockets into Israel as their battle entered a fifth night and U.S. and Arab diplomats sought an end to the violence. MORE..
15 May 2021 (11:29 AM)
People who were diagnosed with COVID-19 in PCR test but do not indicate any symptoms will be treated at their homes starting from Monday (May 17), says State Minister of Primary Health Care, Epidemics and COVID Disease Control Dr. Sudarshini Fernandopulle. MORE..
15 May 2021 (5:30 PM)
An Israeli airstrike destroyed a high-rise building in Gaza City that housed offices of The Associated Press and other media outlets hours after another Israeli air raid on a densely populated refugee camp killed at least 10 Palestinians from an extended family, mostly children, on Saturday. MORE..
15 May 2021 (9:07 PM)
The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) on Friday appealed for wealthier countries to delay vaccinating younger people against COVID-19 and instead donate doses to the COVAX global vaccine solidarity initiative. MORE..
15 May 2021 (4:02 PM)
Passengers travelling on SriLankan Airlines to Australia are now required to provide a negative Rapid Antigen Test (RAT) prior to check-in for flights. MORE..
15 May 2021 (1:14 AM)