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COVID-19 count now at 120

Sri Lanka, March 30 -- Health Ministry confirms that three more had tested positive for the Coronavirus (COVID-19). Accordingly, the total number of COVID-19 positive patients in the country stands a... Read More


Employers directed to pay March salary to FTZ workers

Sri Lanka, March 30 -- Industrial Export, Investment Promotion, Tourism and Civil Aviation Minister Prasanna Ranatunga yesterday requested all Board of Investment (BOI) companies to pay the March sala... Read More


Curfew lifted in many districts

Sri Lanka, March 30 -- The curfew imposed in the Southern, Eastern, Uva, Sabaragamuwa & North-Central provinces & Nuwara-Eliya, Matale, Kurunegala, Mannar, Vavuniya, Mullaitivu and Kilinochchi distric... Read More


Spain registers 838 more deaths in 24 hours

Sri Lanka, March 30 -- For the second day in a row, Spain saw over 800 deaths in 24 hours, according to data released by the Spanish Ministry of Health on Sunday. So far, 6,528 people have died in Spa... Read More


Princess of Spain becomes first royal to die from COVID-19

Sri Lanka, March 30 -- Spanish Princess Maria Teresa of Bourbon-Parma has become the first royal to pass away due to coronavirus complications. According to Fox News, the 86-year-old was a cousin of S... Read More


Over 7000 arrested for violating curfew

Sri Lanka, March 30 -- The Police had arrested 173 persons during the six hour period from 12.00 noon to 6.00 pm today (30) for violating curfew regulations, the Police Media Unit stated. From 6.00 a... Read More


Two more Quarantine centres established

Mihintale, March 30 -- Sri Lanka Navy which is shouldering the national effort of controlling the spread of coronavirus in the island, prepared two holiday bungalows located at Mihitale and Oyamaduwa ... Read More


Curfew notice

Sri Lanka, March 30 -- The President's Media Division issuing a statement, said that the curfew now in force in the districts of Colombo, Gampaha, Kalutura, Puttalam, Kandy and Jaffna will continue un... Read More


Covid-19 claims second victim

Sri Lanka, March 30 -- The second victim among the Coronavirus infected patients was reported from the Negombo Hospital, said the Director General of Health Services Dr. Anil Jasinghe confirmed. The ... Read More


Presidential Task Force meeting held today

Sri Lanka, March 30 -- A special meeting of the Presidential Task Force on Essential Services, empowered with the responsibility to take decisions on maintaining civilian life amid COVID 19 outbreak, ... Read More