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Recoveries from COVID-19 reach 3,208

Twenty-two more individuals infected with COVID-19 made complete recoveries today(27), says the Ministry of Health. COVID-19 recuperations confirmed in Sri Lanka thereby reached 3,208. In the meantime, the total count of positive cases of novel coronavirus found in Sri Lanka currently sits at 3,349. The Epidemiology Unit says 128 active cases are under medical care at selected hospitals.

Nine arrested with LSD stamps and drugs at party

Thelikada Police have arrested nine persons after a raiding a party held at the Deepagodawatta area in Thelikada, Galle. They have been arrested while using LSD stamps and other drugs at the party. During the arrest made yesterday(26), 40 LSD stamps, 20 narcotic pills, more drugs have been found at the party. The arrestees are aged between 25-30 years and are residents...

Showers possible in several areas

A few showers will occur in Western, Sabaragamuwa, Central, and North Western provinces and in Galle, and Matara districts today(27), according to the Department of Meteorology. Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in Eastern and Uva Provinces after 02.00 p.m. The general public is kindly requested to take adequate precautions to minimize damages caused by temporary localized strong winds...

Recoveries from COVID-19 reach 3088

Eighteen more individuals infected with COVID-19 made complete recoveries today(20), says the Ministry of Health. COVID-19 recuperations confirmed in Sri Lanka thereby reached 3088. In the meantime, the total count of positive cases of novel coronavirus found in Sri Lanka currently sits at 3283. The Epidemiology Unit says 182 active cases are under medical care at selected hospitals.

Six arrested over links with drug network

A group of individuals have been arrested by the Welikada Police in connection with a drug network, stated the Police. Reportedly, six persons have been arrested in this manner. Along with the suspects, heroin, mobile phones and laptops have been taken into police custody.

‘Barrel Ranji’ arrested with heroin and mobile phones

Mohamed Farook alias ‘Barrel Ranji’ arrested with a stock of mobile phones and narcotic drugs, stated the Police Media Division. The arrested has been made by the Colombo Crimes Division (CCD).

Baby rescued in Buwelikada collapsed building incident dies

The baby rescued from the collapsed building incident in Buwelikada has passed away while receiving treatment at the Kandy Hospital. A five-storey building has collapsed on to another building at the Buwelikada area in Kandy early this morning (20) due to the inclement weather experienced in the area.

Two missing as 5-storey building collapses in Buwelikada

A five-storey building has collapsed on to another building at the Buwelikada area in Kandy. The incident has occurred early this morning(20) due to the inclement weather experienced in the area. Reportedly, three individuals including a baby have been rescued from a house next to the collapsed building. However, two more persons are reported missing, according to our correspondent.

Heavy rainfall and strong winds expected

The prevailing showery and windy conditions are expected to continue further today(20), due to active South-west monsoon conditions across the island, states the Department of Meteorology. Showers will occur at times in Central, Sabaragamuwa, Western, and North-western provinces and in Galle, and Matara districts. Heavy rainfall about 100 mm is likely at some places in Sabaragamuwa, and Central provinces. Fairly heavy rainfalls...

Sri Lanka’s COVID-19 recoveries hike to 3,070

Ten more individuals infected with COVID-19 have made complete recoveries today(19), says the Ministry of Health. COVID-19 recuperations confirmed in Sri Lanka thereby reached 3,070. In the meantime, the total count of positive cases of novel coronavirus found in Sri Lanka currently sits at 3,281. The Epidemiology Unit says 198 active cases are under medical care at selected hospitals.