One more patient has tested positive for coronavirus, raising the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 189 as of 6.00 p.m. today (8). MORE..
8 Apr 2020 (9:18 PM)
Another COVID-19 death confirmed in Sri Lanka today (08) has brought the fatalities count to 7. MORE..
8 Apr 2020 (8:43 PM)
The government has urged the general public to limit interactions only to family members during traditions for Sinhala and Tamil New Year next week, says the President s Media Division (PMD). MORE..
8 Apr 2020 (7:37 PM)
The curfew imposed in the districts of Colombo, Gampaha, Kalutara, Puttalam, Kandy and Jaffna which have been identified as High Risk Zones will continue until further notice, says President s Media Division. MORE..
8 Apr 2020 (7:00 PM)
The Central Bank has appealed to the general public to inform relevant banks to cancel the salary deductions for the month of April repaying loans. MORE..
8 Apr 2020 (6:35 PM)
Two more COVID-19 positive patients have hiked the total count of cases in the country 188. MORE..
8 Apr 2020 (5:55 PM)
The National Water Supply and Drainage Board announced an 18-hour water cut from 1.00 p.m. tomorrow (09) in certain parts of Colombo. MORE..
8 Apr 2020 (5:38 PM)
Sri Lanka Police says that 18,000 individuals have been arrested for violating the curfew between March 20 and 12 noon today (April 08). MORE..
8 Apr 2020 (5:31 PM)
The Department of Meteorology has issued an advisory for high waves and coastal inundation in the sea areas extending from Puttalam to Potuvil via Colombo, Galle and Hambanthota. MORE..
8 Apr 2020 (4:36 PM)
There has been a sharp rise in the manufacturing of illicit liquor in the country due to the closure of liquor shops during the curfew, according to Southern Province Assistant Commissioner of Excise Channa Weerakkody. MORE..
8 Apr 2020 (3:47 PM)
There is an increased risk of coronavirus infections if the current system implemented in the country is relaxed, says Director-General of Health Services Dr. Anil Jasinghe. MORE..
8 Apr 2020 (3:47 PM)
Thambuththegama Dedicated Economic Centre has been closed off from 12.00 noon today (08) until further notice. MORE..
8 Apr 2020 (3:14 PM)
The Sri Lanka Rupee hit a record low today (08) as it fell further against the US Dollar amid the COVID-19 outbreak. MORE..
8 Apr 2020 (2:30 PM)
Another patient has tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) today increasing the country s infections tally to 186, says the Ministry of Health. MORE..
8 Apr 2020 (2:19 PM)
A special meeting between the Party Leaders of the ruling party is scheduled to be held at 4.30 pm this evening (08). MORE..
8 Apr 2020 (1:42 PM)
Another 33 persons are to leave the quarantine centers tomorrow (09) after the completion of the mandatory 14-day quarantine process, said Army Commander Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva. MORE..
8 Apr 2020 (12:36 PM)
As nearly 200 countries are struggling to battle COVID-19, the deaths from the virus have now mounted over 82,000 and infections have topped 1.4 million worldwide. MORE..
8 Apr 2020 (12:07 PM)
Showers or thundershowers will occur at a few places in Sabaragamuwa, Uva, Central, Western, North-Western and North-Central provinces and in Galle, Matara and Mannar districts after 2.00 p.m., according to the Department of Meteorology. MORE..
8 Apr 2020 (10:35 AM)
The time period to use service IDs as curfew passes for public private sector essential services employees had been extended, the Police Media announced. MORE..
8 Apr 2020 (9:40 AM)
All pharmacies across the country will open from 9.00 am to 5.00 pm on Thursday (09). MORE..
8 Apr 2020 (1:53 AM)