Three villages sealed off to prevent COVID-19 spread
Two villages in Kadayankulam, Puttalam and one village in Akrurana, Kandy have been sealed off after health authorities found two more COVID-19 patients, official sources said.
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Infected man had associated with more than 50 people: Minister
Main suspect arrested over Zion Church bomb attack
The main suspect wanted over the suicide bomb attack at Zion Church in Batticaloa on Easter Sunday, has been arrested by the CID, Police Spokesman Jaliya Senaratna said today.
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Arunodaya Mawatha in Rajagiriya under scrutiny
Aranodaya Mawatha at Obeysekerepura in Rajagiriya, has come under scrutiny following the information that two children and four adults, who had gone on a pilgrimage with a pastor, were found with symptoms of Covid-19, Municipal Council Chief Medical Officer Manoj Rodrigo said today.
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Met Dept. cautions public of extreme temperature
Department of Meteorology today advised that temperature in several areas will increase up to ‘Extreme Caution Level’ in the coming days.
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Another Covid-19 patient discharged from IDH
One more Covid-19 infected patient was recovered and discharged from the Infectious Diseases Hospital (IDH), the Health Ministry said.
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Fisherman associated with Covid-19 patient brought ashore
The Sri Lanka Navy today brought ashore a fisherman who closely associated with a person infected with the coronavirus and had gone for fishing practices.
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SL setting an example with swift response to COVID-19 pandemic: Study
Despite being a second world economy, Sri Lanka is setting a global example by taking swift and impressive response to the global epidemic of COVID-19, a report by the Healh Review Global said following a thorough analysis of public health measures employed by Sri Lanka.
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Body of first Covid-19 victim cremated
The body of the country’s first coronavirus victim, Elangampedige Dharmasiri Janananda, was cremated under tight security and under international health specifications at the Kotikawatta crematorium a short while ago.
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Curfew in 6 districts to continue
The curfew in force in Colombo, Gampaha, Kalutura, Puttalam, Kandy and Jaffna districts would continue until further notice,the President’s Media Division said.
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Airport passenger arrival suspension extended till April 7: CAA
All passenger arrivals at Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA), Katunayake which was suspended for two weeks has been extended till April 7, the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) said.
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Shooting kills a sailor at navy camp
A Petty officer of the Sri Lanka Navy has been shot dead and two other sailors injured when a fellow sailor opened fire at them over a personal dispute at the Mohottuwarama Navy Base in Kalpitiya, the navy spokesman said.
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Sri Lankan male in London dies from COVID-19
A 61-year-old Sri Lankan male living in Feltham, London has died due to COVID-19 infection today, sources said. They said that the victim was at the Intensive Care Unit of a hospital in London.
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Three more test positive for COVID-19
Three more persons had tested positive for COVID-19 bringing the number of total cases to 113 in the country, Health Services Director General Dr. Anil Jasinghe said.
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Over 17,000 Overseas Sri Lankans register on ‘Contact Sri Lanka’
Over 17,457 Overseas Sri Lankans (OSL) had by Saturday noon (28 March), registered on the ‘Contact Sri Lanka’ Online Portal of the Ministry of Foreign Relations.
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Total of Covid-19 patients rises to 110
Total number of COVID-19 patients in Sri Lanka has increased to 110, the Ministry of Health said.
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Rajeev Amarasuriya assumes duties as BASL Secretary
Attorney Rajeev Amarasuriya today assumed duties as the 24th Secretary of the Bar Association of Sri Lanka.
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Another patient tests positive for COVID-19
Another patient tested positive for COVID-19 bringing the total number of cases in Sri Lanka to 109, the Health Ministry said.
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Two more COVID-19 patients recovered
Two more COVID-19 patients had recovered completely, reducing the total number of active cases to 97, the Health Ministry said today.
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Over 300 quarantined individuals leave for home
Over 300 returnees from overseas today left for home after undergoing their quarantine period at several centres, the Army Spokesman said.
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No positive cases during last 24-hour in SL
There have been no new COVID-19 positive patients reported in the country during the last 24 hours, the Health Ministry said this morning.
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