Monthly Archives: March 2020

2,021 have left quarantine centres so far – Army Chief

By | March 31, 2020

Army Commander says that a total of 2,021 persons, who were quarantined at the facilities maintained by the security forces, have been sent home so far. Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva made this remark addressing the media briefing held at National Operation Centre for the Prevention of COVID-19 today (31). According to him, 16 of the… Read More »

195 curfew violators arrested within Colombo

By | March 31, 2020

Sri Lanka Police says that 195 individuals have been arrested for violating the curfew currently in effect, during a special operation carried out in Colombo today (31). In addition to this 110 vehicles have also been taken into police custody during the operation. Police said that no vehicles will be released until the Coronavirus (COVID-19)… Read More »

President Task Force for Sri Lanka Education

By | March 31, 2020

President has initiated president task force for sri lanka education, to work major 5 objectives specially with these Corona Outbreak.Mr. DMARB Dissanayaka (Secretary, Higher Education), Mr NHM. Chithrananda (Secretary, Ministry of Education) are join Head of this task force. Secretary of this task force is Mrs. Deepa Liyanage (Additional Secretary, Higher Education Ministry). Duties of… Read More »

Japanese drug for COVID-19 arrives in Sri Lanka

By | March 31, 2020

Experts in Sri Lanka are about to launch research into the Japanese drug which has been found to be useful in reducing the complications of the COVID-19 virus. Chairman of the State Pharmaceutical Corporation (SPC) Dr. Prasanna Gunasena said that this will be coordinated with the intervention of the National Drug Regulatory Commission. The stock… Read More »

Three new COVID-19 cases, total climbs to 132

By | March 31, 2020

Three more patients have tested positive for Coronavirus today, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 132. Director General of Health Services Dr. Anil Jasinghe stated that 10 new patients were identified within the past 24 hours and that 132 Coronavirus cases have been reported in the country as of 4.15… Read More »