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Showers will occur at times in Sabaragamuwa and Western provinces and in Kandy, Nuwara-Eliya, Galle and Matara districts, stated the Meteorology Department. Fairly heavy showers above 75mm can be expected at some places in these areas. Several spells of showers will occur in North-Western province. Showers or thundershowers will occur at a few places in Uva province and in Ampara and Batticaloa...
Following a crucial discussion held with President Gotabaya Rajapaksa over the prevailing COVID-19 situation in the country, it has been decided not to impose a countrywide lockdown but some certain restrictions will be imposed, Army Commander General Shavendra Silva said. Gneral Silva said some restrictions will be impose on public gathering and how many people can gather. Accordingly wedding attendees at...
The Delta variant of COVID-19 has been found to be spreading ultrafast in the Colombo area, medical experts pointed out. According to Director of the Department of Immunology and Molecular Medicine of the University of Sri Jayawardenapura Dr. Chandima Jeewandara, 75% of the COVID cases detected in Colombo during the last week of the month of July were individuals infected...
A special meeting chaired by President Gotabaya Rajapaksa to discuss the current COVID-19 situation is currently underway with key stakeholders, sources said. Head of the COVID-19 task force Army Commander General Shavendra Silva, minsters, Director General of Health Services and several other experts are reportedly taking part in the meeting.
Sri Lanka has today received two million doses of Sinopharm vaccines from China freighted by two SriLankan Airlines aircraft, the airport duty manager said. He said each aircraft carried one million vials each. The first batch of one million vials landed at 9.20 am and the second batch with similar number at 9.30 am.
The second dose of AstraZeneca vaccine will be administered today at the Police Field Force Headquarters in Colombo 04, the SDIG Ajith Rohana said.
Showers will occur at times in Sabaragamuwa province and in Kandy, Nuwara-Eliya, Galle and Matara districts, stated the Meteorology Department. Several spells of showers will occur in Western and North-western provinces. Showers or thundershowers will occur at a few places in Uva province and in Ampara and Batticaloa districts during the evening or night.
The Government has decided to re-issue a circular, pregnant mothers engaged in public service will be allowed to perform their duties from home. The relevant circular will be issued in this regard, said the State Minister of Production, Supply, and Regulation of Pharmaceuticals Prof Channa Jayasumana.