Sri Lanka will be launching a 24-hour vaccination drive for the first time to administer the Oxford-AstraZeneca doses newly arrived from Japan. MORE..
1 Aug 2021 (9:44 AM)
Head of Virology at the University of Hong Kong, Professor Malik Peiris has warned that the worst for Sri Lanka is yet to come, and it will hit the island in the coming months. MORE..
2 Aug 2021 (1:21 AM)
The Ministry of Health reports that another 1,655 persons have tested positive for coronavirus today (August 01). MORE..
1 Aug 2021 (9:15 PM)
SriLankan Airlines has resumed direct flights between Sri Lanka and Russia from today (August 01) after six years. MORE..
1 Aug 2021 (1:05 PM)
A consignment of 728,460 doses of Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine provided by the Government of Japan under the COVAX s dose sharing mechanism arrived in Sri Lanka this evening (July 31). MORE..
31 Jul 2021 (6:14 PM)
Health Minister Pavithra Wanniarachchi has announced the vaccinations centres that will roll out newly-received Oxford-AstraZeneca jabs from tomorrow (August 01). MORE..
31 Jul 2021 (9:47 PM)