Archive for January 21st, 2021

COVID-19 Pandemic has been brought to near full control in Andalucía, Spain within two months, as the result of a public health initiative using Vitamin D.

Thursday, January 21st, 2021

Sunil Wimalawansa Professor of Medicine  Why such has not been adopted or implemented in Sri Lanka and other counties? This is very similar to what Professor  Wimalawansa recommended to the SLGo in mid-March 2020 to effectively control COVID? A great example is summarized int the following website by one of our colleagues, from the U.K., Dr […]

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Hi Ambassador Teplitz , the Black living in the USA too matter

Thursday, January 21st, 2021

Ranjith Soysa The US Ambassador patronizingly speaks of 1955 UDHR and advise Sri Lanka to respect the dead. But, in USA the black living are subjected to ridicule and at times violence as screened to the world especially during the last 12 months Black Lives Matter demos. It was reported in December 2020 how a […]

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PCR, Antigen testing methodology twisted at private hospitals: Army Chief

Thursday, January 21st, 2021

Courtesy The Daily Mirror While saying that attempts are made by certain private sector hospitals to carry out PCR and antigen tests at regional testing places and mini laboratories without the authorization from the Health Ministry, General Shavendra Silva, Commander of the Army said testing methodology has been twisted in some private Hospitals. He expressed […]

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Sri Lanka decided to use Indian vaccine made by Indian vaccine maker Bharat Biotech for Sri Lanka

Thursday, January 21st, 2021

Sri Lanka news Sri Lanka decided to use an Indian vaccine COVAXIN™ made by Indian vaccine maker Bharat Biotech for Sri Lanka while the AstraZeneca vaccine developed by Oxford University and manufactured locally in India under British license will not available for export to Sri Lanka. Indian regulators gave the nod for emergency use to […]

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with 873 new cases Sri Lanka’s total number of coronavirus cases crosses 56,000

Thursday, January 21st, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana The Health Ministry says that 536 new cases of coronavirus have been reported increasing the today’s tally of positive cases to 873. Seven new cases reported today are from the prisons cluster while the remaining are all close contacts of patients from the Peliyagoda cluster.  This brings the total number of cases from […]

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Two more Covid-19 deaths takes total to 276

Thursday, January 21st, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana The Director General of Health Services today confirmed two more COVID-19 related deaths, increasing the death toll in the country due to the virus to 276. One of the deceased is a 71-year-old woman from Peliyagoda who had been transferred from Colombo National Hospital to Mulleriyawa Base Hospital after being identified as Covid-19 […]

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AG’s approval sought to obtain Covid-19 vaccines from India

Thursday, January 21st, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana The Director General of Health Services says that necessary documents have been forwarded to the Attorney General’s Department for legal approval to obtain Covid-19 vaccines from India. India on Wednesday began supplying Covid-19 vaccines to six neighbouring and key partner countries. Bhutan, Maldives, Bangladesh, Nepal, Myanmar and Seychelles are the first recipients to […]

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Man who spat at PHIs in Atulugama sentenced to 6 years RI

Thursday, January 21st, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana The individual who spat at health officials in Atulugama has been sentenced to 6 years rigorous imprisonment by the Panadura Magistrate’s Court and also imposed a fine of Rs. 10,000.  The incident was reported on December 02, 2020 in Atulugama police area when two Public Health Inspectors (PHIs) and two public servants had […]

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Interdicted HC Judge Gihan Pilapitiya reinstated

Thursday, January 21st, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana Steps have been taken to reinstate the interdicted Embilipitiya High Court Judge Gihan Pilapitiya, sources say. Reportedly, the Judicial Service Commission is due to issue a letter regarding his reinstatement. While he is reinstated to his duties, Pilapitiya will still be subjected to an investigation, according to sources. Embilipitiya High Court Judge Gihan […]

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ASPI crosses 8,000 points mark for first time in history

Thursday, January 21st, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana The All Share Price Index (ASPI) of the Colombo Stock Exchange has surpassed the 8,000 points mark for the first time in history. The ASPI closed 8,131.25 points at the end of trading today (January 21), gaining 246.80 points from the previous day or 3.13%. The ASPI had reportedly crossed the 8,000 points […]

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Two Sri Lankan cricketers contract COVID-19

Thursday, January 21st, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana Two players of the Sri Lanka Cricket team have tested positive for COVID-19 infection, Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) stated. Bowlers Binura Fernando and Chamika Karunaratne have been diagnosed with the virus, according to SLC.

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Dhammika Bandara of Kegalle starts distributing his syrup today

Thursday, January 21st, 2021

Courtesy Hiru News The syrup produced by Dhammika Bandara of Kegalle was distributed to the public before the clinical study has been completed. It is reported that arrangements have been made to distribute 5,000 bottles of syrup at his residence in Udukumbura, Kegalle. However, the clinical work of the syrup produced by Dhammika Bandara is […]

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