The Ministry of Health has decided to absorb around 1,000 nurses, both male and female, to the Intensive Care Units (ICUs) of hospitals countrywide, due to the sudden upsurge in the spread of the COVID-19 virus.
Sri Lanka’s Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa, who also serves as minister of finance, was on Wednesday elected chair of the Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) Board of Governors for the year 2021/2022 during the bank’s 54th annual meeting held virtually
The World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations (UN) stand ready to support in any way possible to save lives and to control the spread of COVID-19, WHO Sri Lanka Officer-In-Charge Dr. Olivia Nieveras said.
Twelve more Grama Niladhari divisions in Colombo, Gampaha, Ratnapura and Vavuniya districts have been placed under isolation orders with immediate effect, the Army Commander General Shavendra Silva announced this morning (May 05).
Several more areas in Colombo, Kalutara, Ratanpura, Gampaha and Nuwara-Eliya districts have been isolated with immediate effect, Commander of Sri Lanka Army General Shavendra Silva announced today this morning (May 04).