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COVID-19: Positive cases confirmed in Sri Lanka hike to 1,730

Sri Lanka, June 3 -- Sri Lanka's COVID-19 cases count escalated to 1,730 as 13 more new virus-positive patients were detected as of 8.30 pm today (03). Accordingly, a total of 47 virus-positive perso... Read More


Countrywide curfew from 10 pm tonight until June 06

Sri Lanka, June 3 -- A countrywide curfew will come into force from 10.00 pm tonight (June 03) until 4.00 am on Saturday (June 06), the government has announced. With that, the country will be under ... Read More


Thirty more Covid-19 cases reported as total hits 1,683

Sri Lanka, June 3 -- Thirty more confirmed cases of Covid-19 have been reported increasing the total number of cases in the country to 1,683. Accordingly a total of 40 new cases were reported on Tues... Read More


Seven new patients take Coronavirus cases tally to 1,717

Sri Lanka, June 3 -- Sri Lanka's COVID-19 cases count escalated to 1,717 as of 6.45 pm today (03) following the detection of seven new virus-positive patients. Earlier today, 27 persons tested positi... Read More


Eighteen new cases jump COVID-19 count to 1,710

Sri Lanka, June 3 -- Eighteen more persons are confirmed to have contracted the COVID-19 virus, according to the Epidemiology Unit of the Health Ministry. Previously today (03), nine new cases were r... Read More


Covid-19 patients count hits 1,692 with nine fresh cases

Sri Lanka, June 3 -- The number of COVID-19 cases confirmed in Sri Lanka hiked to 1,692 this evening (03) as nine persons tested positive for the virus. Seven of them have been identified as navy men... Read More


EC to meet on Monday to set election date

Sri Lanka, June 3 -- The Election Commission of Sri Lanka is set to hold a special meeting on Monday (June 08), the Chairman of the Commission said. Chairman Mahinda Deshapriya mentioned this at a pr... Read More


Health guidelines for holding General Election handed over to EC chairman

Sri Lanka, June 3 -- Health guidelines pertaining to holding the General Election 2020 have been handed over to the Chairman of the Election Commission Mahinda Deshapriya, says the Minister of Health ... Read More


Penumbral lunar eclipse on June 5

Sri Lanka, June 3 -- The second penumbral lunar eclipse of 2020 will begin on June 5th night at 11.15 p.m. Sri Lanka Standard Time, when the shadow of the Earth falls on the Moon, said Prof. Chandana ... Read More


Coronavirus: Recoveries from Navy move up to 424

Sri Lanka, June 3 -- Six more naval personnel who had contracted the COVID-19 have recovered completely from the disease, says Sri Lanka Navy. Thereby, a total of 424 coronavirus-positive navy men ha... Read More