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755 people have been arrested for violating quarantine laws

755 persons were arrested yesterday for not wearing face masks and failing to maintain social distancing, said the Police Media Spokesperson Ajith Rohana. The DIG stated that 18,055 suspects have been arrested since October 30 for not wearing face masks and maintaining social distancing in public areas

2,859 COVID-19 positive cases reported

A total of 2,859 COVID-19 positive cases were reported in Sri Lanka, stated the Epidemiology Unit. The total count of positive coronavirus cases found in Sri Lanka currently sits at 183,452.

36 Covid deaths reported in Sri Lanka

36 more deaths reported due to COVID-19, raising the death toll to 1441, stated the Department of Government Information

793 people were arrested for violating quarantine laws

793 persons were arrested yesterday for not wearing face masks and failing to maintain social distancing, said the Police Media Spokesperson Ajith Rohana. The DIG stated that 16,386 suspects have been arrested since October 30 for not wearing face masks and maintaining social distancing in public areas

2,850 COVID-19 positive cases

A total of 2,850 COVID-19 positive cases were reported in Sri Lanka, stated the Epidemiology Unit. The total count of positive coronavirus cases found in Sri Lanka currently sits at 177,711

Showers are expected in a number of provinces

Showers will occur at times in Sabaragamuwa province and in Nuwara-Eliya and Kandy districts, stated the Meteorology Department Fairly heavy falls about 50 mm can be expected at some places in these areas. Several spells of showers will occur in Western and North-Western provinces and in Galle and Matara districts. Showers or thundershowers will occur at a few places in Uva province...

39 COVID-19 deaths reported in Sri Lanka

39 more deaths reported due to COVID-19, raising the death toll to 1363, stated the Department of Government Information. Meanwhile, the total count of positive coronavirus cases found in Sri Lanka currently sits at 177,771 and the total recoveries from COVID-19 has risen to 146,362

Explosion reported in ‘X-Press Pearl’ ship

An explosion observed on board the burning Singapore-flag ship ‘X-PRESS PEARL’ in the seas off Colombo Port. All 25 crew members on board the ship were evacuated. Two Indian crew members aboard the ship were admitted to the hospital with injuries, said the Sri Lanka Navy. Meanwhile, Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) has deployed Bell-212 helicopters to drop dry chemical powder...

Most people have been arrested for violating quarantine laws

A total of 745 persons were arrested in police operations carried out yesterday for not wearing face masks and failing to maintain social distancing, said the Police Media Spokesperson Ajith Rohana. This is the highest number of quarantine law violators arrested within a period of 24-hours.

33 COVID-19 deaths reported in Sri Lanka

33 more deaths reported due to COVID-19, raising the death toll to 1243, stated the Department of Government Information