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Two more deaths bring COVID-19 fatality count to 280 (Sat, 23 Jan 2021)
Sri Lanka has reported two more coronavirus related deaths today (January 230, the Director-General of Health Services confirmed. MORE..
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CBSL urges licensed banks to cut back non-essential expenditure (Sat, 23 Jan 2021)
The Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL) has requested licensed banks in the country to cut back non-essential expenditure while exercising diligence and prudence when incurring capital expenditure. MORE..
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371 more coronavirus cases reported (Sat, 23 Jan 2021)
Sri Lanka s Covid-19 numbers saw another surge today, as 371 more persons were tested positive for the virus. MORE..
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Coronavirus vaccination drill carried out today (Sat, 23 Jan 2021)
A Covid-19 vaccination trial-run was carried out at the Office of the Medical Officer of Health (MOH) in Piliyandala earlier today (January 23). MORE..
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Confirmed Covid-19 cases cross 57,000 as 353 more test positive (Sat, 23 Jan 2021)
Sri Lanka registered 353 more positive cases of Covid-19 today (January 23), the Ministry of Health confirmed. MORE..
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PCR test on G.L. Peiris shows negative Covid-19 results (Sat, 23 Jan 2021)
A PCR test carried out on Minister of Education Prof. G.L. Peiris has found him to be negative for Covid-19, the Education Ministry said in a statement issued today (January 23). MORE..
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Health Minister under medical care for Covid-19 (Sat, 23 Jan 2021)
Covid-19 positive Health Minister Pavithra Wanniarachchi is currently receiving treatment at an intermediate hotel quarantine centre in Hikkaduwa, the minister s media secretary said. MORE..
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Sri Lanka s Covid-19 recoveries count tops 49,000 (Sat, 23 Jan 2021)
Ministry of Health says 644 more patients who were receiving treatment for Covid-19 infection have regained health. MORE..
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Cargo ship distressed near Little Basses Reef (Sat, 23 Jan 2021)
A Bulk Carrier sailing under the flag of Liberia has been distressed on Sri Lankan waters near Little Basses Reef on the south-east coast of the island, says the Navy Spokesperson. MORE..
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A Grama Niladhari Division in Anuradhapura isolated (Sat, 23 Jan 2021)
295A Grama Niladhari Division in Devanampiyatissapura of Anuradhapura has been isolated with immediate effect. MORE..
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Seven in custody over video circulated in social media (Sat, 23 Jan 2021)
Seven individuals have been placed under arrest in connection with a controversial video which recently circulated in social media. MORE..
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Health Minister tests positive for Covid-19 (Sat, 23 Jan 2021)
Minister of Health Pavithra Wanniarachchi has contracted the Covid-19 virus, Ada Derana learns. MORE..
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Sri Lanka to receive first batch of Covid-19 vaccines on Jan. 27 – President (Sat, 23 Jan 2021)
President Gotabaya Rajapaksa says the first batch of Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccines manufactured in India is expected to arrive in Sri Lanka on the 27th of January. MORE..
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UK Covid-19 virus strain may be more deadly, Boris Johnson warns (Sat, 23 Jan 2021)
The coronavirus strain that has swept Britain and beyond in recent months could be more deadly as well as more transmissible, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Friday. MORE..
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Accomplice of Podi Lassie arrested in Meetiyagoda (Sat, 23 Jan 2021)
Police Special Task Force (STF) has arrested an accomplice of notorious underworld figure Podi Lassie . MORE..
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Pfizer offers 40 million Covid-19 shots to poorer countries (Sat, 23 Jan 2021)
Pfizer on Friday committed to supply up to 40 million doses of its COVID-19 vaccine this year to a World Health Organization-backed effort to get affordable shots to poor and middle-income countries. MORE..
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Afternoon thundershowers expected in some areas (Sat, 23 Jan 2021)
A few showers will occur in Eastern and Uva provinces, says the Department of Meteorology. MORE..
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24-hour water cut for parts of Colombo today (Sat, 23 Jan 2021)
The water supply for parts of Colombo will be interrupted for 24 hours with effect from 9.00 today (January 23). MORE..
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First group of tourists from Germany, Switzerland departs for Sri Lanka (Fri, 22 Jan 2021)
The first group of tourists from Germany and Switzerland has departed for Sri Lanka yesterday (January 21) from Frankfurt, onboard Sri Lankan Airlines direct flight to Colombo, says the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Frankfurt. MORE..
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Coronavirus- 787 positive cases in total confirmed today (Fri, 22 Jan 2021)
Sri Lanka s Covid-19 numbers saw another surge today (January 22), as 441 more persons were tested positive for the virus. MORE..
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