Author Archive for Health

Highest number of Covid-19 patients in a day – 296 persons positive for Coronavirus today

Friday, July 10th, 2020

Courtesy Hiru News A total of 87 people at the Kandakadu Drug Rehabilitation Center have been diagnosed with coronavirus. It was revealed yesterday that 57 people were infected with the virus and by this morning another 196 people have been identified as positive for Covid -19 infection. In addition, 13 people who arrived in the […]

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Law will be strictly enforced against false propaganda on social media regarding Covid infected patients.

Friday, July 10th, 2020

Courtesy Hiru News The Police Media Spokesman stated that the law will be strictly enforced against those who make false propaganda on social media that coronavirus infected people have been found in various parts of the island. Accordingly, the police urge the public to trust only the official announcements made by the Corona Prevention Task […]

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56 from Kandakadu rehab center and female counselor test positive for COVID-19

Thursday, July 9th, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana Fifty-six persons from the Kandakadu Treatment and Rehabilitation Centre and a female counselor employed at the center have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, COVID-19. Prior to being transferred to the Welikada Prison, the recently COVID-19 infected inmate had been detained at the Kandakadu Rehabilitation Centre for 03 months. Accordingly, 450 inmates and […]

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Gampaha Wickramarachchi Ayurvedic lnstitute to become a fully-fledged University

Thursday, July 9th, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana The Cabinet of Ministers has granted its approval to upgrade Gampaha Wickramarachchi Ayurvedic Institute as a fully-fledged university. The relevant proposal was tabled by the Minister of Higher Education, Technology and Innovations during the recent meeting of Cabinet ministers. Gampaha Wickramarachchi Ayurvedic Institute, which is currently affiliated to the University of Kelaniya under […]

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Maldives, Sri Lanka eliminate measles and rubella, ahead of 2023 target

Wednesday, July 8th, 2020

Courtesy NewsIn.Asia Colombo, July 8 (newsin.asia) – Maldives and Sri Lanka were today verified for having eliminated rubella, making them the first two countries in WHO South-East Asia Region to achieve measles and rubella elimination ahead of the 2023 target. Protecting all children against these killer and debilitating diseases is an important step in our […]

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One more tested positive for COVID- 19, increasing total infected in Sri Lanka to 2081

Tuesday, July 7th, 2020

Courtesy Hiru News One more tested positive for COVID- 19, an arrival from Saudi Arabia, increasing total infected in Sri Lanka to 2081. Covid-19 positives go up to 2,080 With the finding of two more Covid-19 positive persons, the total infected in Sri Lanka have gone up to 2,080.

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Coronavirus case count in Sri Lanka at 2,077

Monday, July 6th, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana Another COVID-19 case has been detected among recent foreign arrivals hiking the number of cases in the country to 2,077. The latest case is a person who had arrived from the Maldives, as per the Department of Government Information. Currently, 149 active cases are under medical care at selected hospitals across the country. […]

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Two (02) more persons confirmed for Covid -19: SL Country total increases to 2,076

Sunday, July 5th, 2020

Courtesy Hiru News Two (02) more persons have tested positive for Covid-19 (new coronavirus) infection. The country total has increased to 2,076 according to the latest information by the Epidemiology unit of the Ministry of Health.

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Five arrivals bring COVID-19 cases count to 2,074

Saturday, July 4th, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana The Ministry of Health says five more persons have tested positive for COVID-19 in Sri Lanka as of 7.30 pm today (04). The latest coronavirus infections have moved the tally to 2,074. The Department of Government Information said these patients are arrivals from the United States (01), Madagascar (01), Qatar (02) and Bangladesh […]

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Two (02) more persons confirmed for Covid -19: SL Country total increases to 2,069

Friday, July 3rd, 2020

Courtesy Hiru News Two (02) more persons have tested positive for Covid-19 (new coronavirus) infection. The country total has increased to 2,069 according to the latest information by the Epidemiology unit of the Ministry of Health. One (01) more person confirmed for Covid -19: SL Country total increases to 2,067

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Five Kuwait arrivals add to coronavirus count in Sri Lanka

Thursday, July 2nd, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana Five more foreign arrivals have tested positive for the coronavirus infections, states the Department of Government Information. The latest patients had recently returned from Kuwait, according to the Director-General of the Department. With the new cases, a total of 12 new cases have been detected in the country within the day so far. […]

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Four (04) more person confirmed for Covid -19: SL Country total increases to 2,054

Wednesday, July 1st, 2020

Courtesy Sri Lanka News Four (04) more person has tested positive for Covid-19 (new coronavirus) infection . 02 positive cases among arrivals from Bangladesh, a returnee from India and another from Dubai. Seven new cases of Covid-19 were reported so far today (July 01). The country total has increased to 2,054 according to the latest […]

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Returnee from Bangladesh adds to COVID-19 case count

Sunday, June 28th, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana Another foreign arrival testing positive for the coronavirus infection has taken the tally of virus-positive cases in Sri Lanka to 2,037. The latest case is a recent returnee from Bangladesh, according to the Health Ministry. With the new, four individuals have been detected to have contracted the virus, so far today (28). Previously, […]

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කොරෝනා දෙවැනි රැල්ල මඟහරින්න විදෙස්ගත අයගේ පැමිණීම තාවකාලිකව අත්හිටුවන්න

Saturday, June 27th, 2020

උපුටා ගැන්ම  මව්බිම දැන් කොරෝනා (කොවිඩ් – 19) වසංගතය නිසා මුළු ලොවම කැලඹී ගියේ පෙර නොවූ විරූ ලෙසිනි. ලෝක යුද්ධ දෙකක අත්දැකීම් සපිරි මුළු ලොවම අනිසි මරණ බියකින් සසල වූ හැටි හරි පුදුම සහගතය. චීනයේ වූහාන් නගරයෙන් මුල්ම කොරෝනා රෝගියා හමු වූ තැන සිට වයිරසය ලොව පුරා පැතිර යමින් වයිරසය පුද්ගලයන් 9,393,862කට මේ වන විට […]

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Police to arrest people who fail to wear face masks in public

Saturday, June 27th, 2020

Courtesy The Daily Mirror Senior DIG Deshabandu Tennakoon said today that those who fail to wear face masks in public places would be arrested and sent for self quarantine from tomorrow. He said nearly 7,000 people have been warned in the Western Province for not wearing face masks. DIG Tennakoon said arrests would be made […]

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COVID-19 cases tally hits 2,033 as arrivals from Bangladesh test positive

Saturday, June 27th, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana The Ministry of Health has confirmed that 19 more persons have tested positive for COVID-19 as of 2.30 pm today (27). The latest coronavirus infections have moved the tally to 2,033. The Department of Government Information said all of these patients are arrivals from Dhaka, Bangladesh. Meanwhile, the total number of COVID-19 recoveries […]

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Four arrivals test positive for COVID-19; Cases tally hits 2,014

Friday, June 26th, 2020

Cortesy Ada Derana Four more persons have tested positive for COVID-19 as of 9.00 pm today (26), says the Ministry of Health. These fresh cases of novel coronavirus have moved the tally to 2,014. The Department of Government Information said these patients are arrivals from Pakistan, who are under quarantine at the facilities in Miyankulam […]

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Sri Lanka’s COVID-19 case count at 2,010

Thursday, June 25th, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana Three more coronavirus positive cases have moved the total count of cases reported in the country to 2,010. The latest patients have been identified as Sea Marshalls at the Boossa quarantine center, stated the Department of Government Information. A total of nine COVID-19 cases have been reported so far today (25) and all […]

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Sri Lanka’s Covid-19 cases cross 2,000 mark

Wednesday, June 24th, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana With three new COVID-19 positive cases being reported, the tally of confirmed cases in Sri Lanka crossed the 2,000 mark on Wednesday evening. Three more navy personnel from the Iyakachchi quarantine center have tested positive for Coronavirus. This brings the total number of confirmed patients thus far in the country to 2,001. Ten […]

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Total hits 1,991 with fresh COVID-19 cases among US returnees

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana Eleven more persons have tested positive for the COVID-19 virus as of 10.00 pm today (23), says the Ministry of Health. The Department of Government Information said these new infections were detected among the group of returnees from the United States. Thereby, the total count of novel coronavirus cases in the country has […]

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Returnee from Maldives brings COVID-19 count to 1,951

Monday, June 22nd, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana Another person has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, marking the first new infection in 3 days. The latest case is a recent arrival from the Maldives, stated the Ministry of Health. Thereby the total of coronavirus cases in the country moved to 1,951 cases. Currently, there are 414 active coronavirus cases being […]

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One (01) more person confirmed for Covid -19: SL Country total increases to 1,951

Monday, June 22nd, 2020

Courtesy Hiru News One (01) more person has tested positive for Covid-19 (new coronavirus) infection. The country total has increased to 1,951 according to the latest information by the Epidemiology unit of the Ministry of Health. Covid-19 Situation Report as at 2020-June-22 | compiled according to the Health promotion Bureau and the Epidemiology Unit data […]

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No COVID-19 infections reported yesterday

Sunday, June 21st, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana No novel coronavirus infections have been reported from the country yesterday (20), according to the Epidemiology Unit of the Health Ministry. The total number of COVID-19 positive cases recorded in the country stands at 1,950. Among them, 467 are active cases and are under medical care at selected hospitals across the country. The […]

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The positive cases of novel coronavirus confirmed in the country hiked to 1,950

Saturday, June 20th, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana The positive cases of novel coronavirus confirmed in the country hiked to 1,950 on Friday (19) as three more arrivals tested positive for the virus. The number of active coronavirus cases under medical care meanwhile stands at 467. Sri Lankan has confirmed 11 deaths due to the COVID-19 outbreak. The number of patients […]

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Two fresh COVID-19 cases take tally to 1,950

Friday, June 19th, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana Two more persons have tested positive for the COVID-19 virus today (19), the Ministry of Health said. On that account, the total count of coronavirus cases in the country has risen to 1,950. A total of three patients were discovered within the day, according to the Department of Government Information. Two of them […]

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More than 2000 Sri Lankan expatriates infected with coronavirus – 21 have died

Friday, June 19th, 2020

Courtesy Hiru News The total number of Coronavirus patients that have fully recovered from their infection in the country has increased to 1446 with 25 more people who have recovered being discharged from hospitals today. Also, an infected person who arrived from India has been reported today. According to the Epidemiology Unit the total number […]

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Sri Lanka’s Covid-19 count jumps to 1,946

Thursday, June 18th, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana Eighteen new cases of Covid-19 have been reported increasing the tally of confirmed cases in the country to 1,946. All 18 new cases are returnees from Dubai, according to the Government Information Department. Accordingly a total of 22 fresh cases were detected on Thursday (18). Around 514 patients infected with Coronavirus are currently […]

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Cabinet approves Japan aid worth Rs 1,360 mn to obtain medical supplies

Thursday, June 18th, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana The government of Japan has given its consent to award an aid of Japanese Yen 800 million (approximately LKR 1,360 million) under Japanese non- project grant scheme for the supply of medical equipment required for strengthening the activities of prevention of COVID -19 pandemic situation in Sri Lanka. Under the scheme, Sri Lanka […]

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Coronavirus cases in Sri Lanka climb to 1,923

Wednesday, June 17th, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana Two more individuals are confirmed to have contracted the novel coronavirus, hiking the total number of cases recorded in the country to 1,923. Accordingly, a total of 08 positive COVID-19 cases have been reported within the day so far. Previously today (17), 05 arrivals from Chennai and 01 Sri Lanka Navy personnel were […]

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How countries are faring so far during the Covid-19 Pandemic!

Tuesday, June 16th, 2020

Sarath Bulathsinghala It is not easy to compare the response of different countries with one yardstick. It is also not quite correct to say that the New Zealand Covid-19 Free Declaration is a camouflage. I should say that New Zealand handled the situation in a fair and humanitarian way and with a firm hand at […]

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