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Health workers to undergo priority PCR tests

Sri Lanka, Oct. 19 -- Health Minister Pavithra Wanniarachchi yesterday stressed the importance of conducting PCR tests for health workers who are directly handling COVID-19 positive and suspected pati... Read More


National Mosquito Control Week begins

Sri Lanka, Oct. 16 -- The National Mosquito Control Week will be held countrywide from October 14 to 20. With the beginning of the rainy season, mosquito density and breeding have increased tremendou... Read More


New quarantine laws gazetted

Sri Lanka, Oct. 16 -- The Health Ministry has taken measures to issue a special gazette notification on new quarantine laws which includes the implementation of key health safety measures such as keep... Read More


Six teams deployed to prevent COVID-19 spread in Colombo

Sri Lanka, Oct. 15 -- Six teams have been deployed to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus in the City of Colombo, Chief Medical Officer of the Colombo Municipal Council (CMC), Dr. Ruwan Wijayamun... Read More


COVID-19 cases top 5,000

With 145 new COVID, Oct. 15 -- 19 positive cases confirmed by yesterday morning, the total number of COVID-19 positive patients detected in the country has increased to 5,038, Head of National Operati... Read More


CNH contact numbers for outpatient clinics

Sri Lanka, Oct. 15 -- 19 situation, the Colombo National Hospital (CNH) yesterday issued a list of contact numbers to manage the patients registered in outpatient clinics. In a media release, the Col... Read More


Minuwangoda COVID cluster under control - Minister

Sri Lanka, Oct. 14 -- Labour Minister Nimal Siripala de Silva has appointed a committee headed by the Labour Commissioner General to look into allegations levelled against the apparel factory in Minuw... Read More


Cabinet approves State run Expressway Investment Company

Sri Lanka, Oct. 14 -- The Cabinet of Ministers approved a proposal made by Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa as the Finance Minister to set up a state-run Expressway Investment Company to own and self-... Read More


Multi-storey car parks to be constructed

Sri Lanka, Oct. 13 -- Cabinet approval has been granted to construct multi - storied vehicle parking premises and also to implement mixed development projects in the Colombo city and other selected ci... Read More


Sri Lanka will be self-sufficient in turmeric by 2021

Sri Lanka, Oct. 13 -- sufficient in turmeric by 2021, Plantation Minister Dr Ramesh Pathirana said. Published by HT Digital Content Services with permission from Daily News Sri Lanka.... Read More