The Epidemiology Unit of the Health Ministry reports that another 539 persons have tested positive for COVID-19 in Sri Lanka, moving the daily total of new cases to 1,919. MORE..
28 Jul 2021 (10:43 PM)
Sri Lanka has administered more than 1 million first doses of the China-made Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine within the past three days, says Prof. Channa Jayasumana, the State Minister of Production, Supply and Regulation of Pharmaceuticals. MORE..
29 Jul 2021 (11:11 AM)
Ten human rights groups including the Human Rights Watch (HRW) and Amnesty International issued a statement today (July 28) calling for the release of Lawyer Hejaaz Hizbullah and several other currently detained under the Prevention of Terrorism Act (PTA). MORE..
29 Jul 2021 (1:02 AM)