Coronavirus outbreak - Updates
Sixty more positive cases are reported from the Minuwangoda coronavirus cluster, the Department of Government Information confirmed. MORE..
The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases across the planet has surpassed 40 million, but experts say that is only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the true impact of the pandemic that has upended life and work around the world. MORE..
Forty more cases of COVID-19 infections have been reported from the Minuwangoda cluster, stated Commander of Army Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva. MORE..
Forty-seven new positive cases of coronavirus have been reported from the Minuwangoda Covid-19 cluster, according to the Government Information Department. MORE..
Two family members of a sergeant at Armour Street Police Station have been diagnosed with the COVID-19 virus, stated Police Media Spokesperson DIG Ajith Rohana. MORE..
Thirty-nine more cases of coronavirus infection has been detected from the Minuwangoda cluster, stated the Army Commander Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva. MORE..
Nearly 15,000 PCR tests have been carried out so far in factories under the Board of Investment (BOI) of Sri Lanka, stated the State Minister of Aviation Services and Development of Export Zones, D. V. Chanaka. MORE..
Measures have been taken to restrict movement in 04 villages in Kuliyapitiya following the discovery of 11 cases of COVID-19 infection. MORE..
The origin of the second wave of COVID-19 outbreak in Sri Lanka could be a foreign country, says Army Commander and Head of the National Operation Centre for Prevention of COVID-19 Outbreak (NOCPCO) Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva. MORE..
Total positive cases of Covid-19 reported from the Minuwangoda cluster topped the grim milestone of 2,000 this evening (17). MORE..
A special probe has been launched with the State Intelligence Service (SIS) officers to uncover the origin of the Covid-19 cluster linked to the Brandix apparel factory in Minuwangoda, says Police Spokesperson DIG Ajith Rohana. MORE..
The Minuwangoda Covid-19 cluster has confirmed 73 more positive cases this evening (17), says the Commander of Sri Lanka Army, Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva. MORE..
Ten more patients who were under treatment for the Covid-19 were discharged today (17) as they have made complete recoveries, the Ministry of Health said. Ten more patients who were under treatment for the Covid-19 were discharged today (17) as they have made complete recoveries, the Ministry of Health said. MORE..
The Minuwangoda Covid-19 cluster has confirmed 49 more positive cases this evening (16), says the Commander of Sri Lanka Army, Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva. MORE..
The Mayoress of Colombo Rosy Senanayake, Municipal Commissioner Roshanie Dissanayake and all the Colombo Municipal Councillors have been referred to PCR tests, says the Chief Medical Officer CMC, Dr Ruwan Wijayamuni. MORE..
The Minuwangoda Covid-19 cluster has registered 61 more positive cases today, says the Commander of Sri Lanka Army, Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva. MORE..
Total number of Covid-19 infections detected in Sri Lanka soared to 5,244 yesterday (15) after 74 more tested positive for the virus. MORE..
Supermarkets, pharmacies and other outlets selling essential items located in the curfew-imposed areas will remain open tomorrow (16), the Commander of the Army announced. MORE..
Attorneys-at-Law and other parties from curfew-imposed areas have been requested to refrain from entering the Supreme Court premises at the Superior Court Complex in Hulftsdorp. MORE..
The gazette notification on the new COVID-19 preventive regulations has been signed by the Minister of Health Pavithra Wanniarachchi. MORE..
Director General of Health Services, Dr. S. Sridharan says information provided to the media regarding the current status updates of the Covid-19 outbreak directly affects its control and prevention mechanism. MORE..
Currently, 06 buses have been identified to have transported COVID-19 infected patients on them, confirmed the Minister of Transport Gamini Lokuge at a press conference held on Wednesday (October 14). MORE..
Covid-19 patients reported in Sri Lanka soared to 5,170 as 132 persons tested positive for the virus yesterday (14). MORE..
The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors Tuesday approved an envelope of $12 billion for developing countries to finance the purchase and distribution of COVID-19 vaccines, tests, and treatments for their citizens. MORE..
Quarantine curfew will be imposed in the Katunayake police area from 5.00 am tomorrow (October 15). MORE..
Seventeen more individuals linked to the Minuwangoda Covid-19 cluster tested positive for the virus today (14). MORE..
A student from Divulapitiya, who is sitting for the G.C.E. Advanced Level Examination this year has tested positive for Covid-19, says the Administrative Public Health Inspector of the division, M. Kulatilake. MORE..
The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) has warned countries against perusing herd immunity to stop the spread of the virus, branding the method “unethical”. MORE..
The government has instructed all apparel factory managements to refer their employees to PCR test every two weeks. MORE..
Complaints have been received that residents near homes of persons identified with COVID-19 have not been taken into quarantine, states the National Operation Centre for Prevention of COVID-19 Outbreak (NOCPCO). MORE..
Total number of positive Covid-19 cases confirmed in Sri Lanka has soared past the grim milestone of 5,000 today (13). MORE..