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Over 64,000 arrested so far over curfew violations

Sri Lanka, May 25 -- A total of 64,387 persons have been placed under arrest for violating the curfew since March 20 while 18,169 vehicles were seized. During the last 24 hours ending at 6.00 am toda... Read More


Another group of Sri Lankans return from Russia

Sri Lanka, May 25 -- A special repatriation flight carrying 181 Sri Lankan nationals, who had been stranded in Russia due to the Covid-19 global pandemic, arrived at the Bandaranaike International Air... Read More


Govt mulls limiting repatriation of Sri Lankans stranded abroad

Sri Lanka, May 25 -- The government is currently looking into limiting the repatriation of Sri Lankans who are stuck overseas due to the COVID-19 pandemic, stated Director-General of Health Services D... Read More


49 returnees from Kuwait among yesterday's Covid-19 cases

Sri Lanka, May 25 -- A total of 52 new positive cases of novel Coronavirus were identified within yesterday (24), raising the tally of confirmed cases reported in the country to 1,141. According the ... Read More


Eighteen more COVID-19 cases confirmed in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka, May 25 -- Eighteen more persons have been diagnosed as Coronavirus infected patients increasing the tally of confirmed cases in Sri Lanka to 1,182. The Ministry of Health said that all new... Read More


1,141 cases of Covid-19 reported in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka, May 25 -- One more confirmed case of novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) has been identified bringing the tally of confirmed cases reported in the country to 1,141. A total of 52 new positive cas... Read More


Tally climbs to 1,164 as 2 more tests positive for COVID-19

Sri Lanka, May 25 -- Two more persons are confirmed to have contracted the novel coronavirus, stated the Ministry of Health a short while ago. Twenty-three new coronavirus positive cases have been re... Read More


Fourteen more COVID-19 cases move total to 1,162

Sri Lanka, May 25 -- Fourteen more individuals have tested positive for the COVID-19 virus increasing the total number of cases reported in Sri Lanka to 1,162, stated the Ministry of Health. Accordin... Read More


Sri Lanka confirms 10th death from coronavirus

Sri Lanka, May 25 -- Sri Lanka reported its tenth death from the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, a short while ago, confirmed Director General of Health Services Dr. Anil Jasinghe. A female who had arri... Read More


Five remanded over assault on Ada Derana journalist in Atalugama

Sri Lanka, May 25 -- The five suspects who were arrested for assaulting Ada Derana journalist at Atalugama, Bandaragama have been remanded until tomorrow (26). On May 24, a group of residents in the ... Read More