Government to Absorb 1,000 Nurses to ICUs

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.

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Sri Lankan Prime Minister elected chair of ADB’s Board of Governors

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

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Gothatuwa residents to receive the Sputnik V jab

The inoculation of the Sputnik V vaccine to residents of Gothatuwa will begin tomorrow.

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Navy sets up intermediate COVID-19 care centre in Boossa

An Intermediate Care Centre for COVID-19 has been established at the Boossa Navy Camp in Galle.

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Spike in COVID patients goes high and beyond control, says SLMC

The trend of identifying COVID patients in the country seemed to be going out of hand at present, Sri Lanka Medical Association (SLMA) President Dr. Padma Gunaratne said.

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75 arrested at betting centres, clubs, gaming centres and spas

75 people have been taken into custody by the police during raids conducted yesterday at night clubs, gaming centres and spa centres in the Western Province for violating quarantine regulations.

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Rajitha urges Government to use Nelum Pokuna for COVD-19 treatment

Former Health Minister and SJB MP Rajitha Senaratne yesterday called on the Government to utilise the Nelum Pokuna Theatre as a COVID-19 treatment centre.

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Ranjan has applied for a Presidential Pardon

Former MP Ranjan Ramanayake has signed papers seeking a Presidential Pardon and the documents have been submitted to Opposition Leader Sajith Premadasa through Ramanayake’s Attorney.

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WHO, UN assures support for Sri Lanka

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.

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Twelve Grama Niladhari divisions in 4 districts under isolation

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).

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2020 A/L exam results released

The results of the GCE Advanced Level (A/L) Examination 2020 was released a short while ago, the Examinations Department said.

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Wildlife circuit bungalows and campsites temporarily closed

Bungalows, guest houses and campsites under the Wildlife Conservation Department will be closed for visitors with effect from May 05 until further notice, the Government Information Department said.

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Several Post Offices closed due to COVID

Four Post Offices and 28 Sub Post Offices across the country have been closed following the detection of COVID-19 cases.

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2020 A/L results to be released today

The results of 2020 G.C.E. Advanced Level Examination will be released within the day, says the Commissioner-General of Examinations.

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Sri Lanka’s COVID-19 situation becoming as bad as India’s – JVP

Sri Lanka’s COVID-19 situation is slowly turning as bad as India’s, warned JVP politburo member Bimal Ratnayake.

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More areas in five districts under isolation

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).

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