Archive for August 19th, 2021

Double Covid vaccine doesn’t stop symptoms for half of Delta cases

Thursday, August 19th, 2021

Rhys Blakely, Science Correspondent CourtesyThe Times (UK) Fully vaccinated people are far more likely to develop symptoms if they catch the Delta variant of the coronavirus compared with earlier strains, a large study has shown. Research that looked at more than 700,000 fully vaccinated adults found that more than half of those who became infected with […]

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British study shows COVID-19 vaccine efficacy wanes under Delta

Thursday, August 19th, 2021

Courtesy Hiru News A British public health study has found that protection from either of the two most commonly used COVID-19 vaccines against the now prevalent Delta variant of the coronavirus weakens within three months. It also found that those who get infected after receiving two shots of either the Pfizer-BioNTech or the AstraZeneca vaccine […]

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බදුල්ලේ ඇත්ත කෝවිඩ් රෝගීන් සංඛ්‍යාවෙන් 42% ක් ජාතික දත්තවලින් හංගලා – බදුල්ලේ රෝහල් රෝගීන්ගෙන් පිරී ගිහින්. ඖෂධ, ඔක්සිජන් මුහුණු ආවරණවත් නෑ.

Thursday, August 19th, 2021

රජිත් කීර්ති තෙන්නකෝන් බදුල්ලේ ඇත්ත කෝවිඩ් රෝගීන් සංඛ්‍යාවෙන් 42% ක් ජාතික දත්තවලින් හංගලා – බදුල්ලේ රෝහල් රෝගීන්ගෙන් පිරී ගිහින්.  ඖෂධ, ඔක්සිජන් මුහුණු ආවරණවත් නෑ. බදුල්ල දිස්ත්‍රික්කයේ කෝඩිව් රෝගීන් සංඛ්‍යාවේ රෝගීන් 6060 ක් වසංගත රෝග විද්‍යා අංශයත් සෞඛ්‍ය අමාත්‍යාංශයත් විසින් අතුරුදන් කර ඇතැයි හිටපු ආණ්ඩුකාර රජිත් කීර්ති තෙන්නකෝන් පවසයි. බදුල්ල දිස්ත්‍රික්කයේ කෝවිඩ් රෝගීන් 14,373 ක් මේ […]

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No matter what Minister Channa says ” My father died of Covid due to lack of essential medicine ”

Thursday, August 19th, 2021

The worst Covid Management capability According to the data published by Worldometers.info website Sri Lanka reported being the worst Covid Management capability in the world except for a few African countries. USA Cases reported during the last 7 days 2937 per million population and death in the last 7days 16 per million population. UK Cases […]

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Malwathu-Asgiri Chief Prelates urge President to lockdown country

Thursday, August 19th, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana Chief Prelates of the Malwathu-Asgiri Sects have written to President Gotabaya Rajapaksa requesting a country-wide lock for a period of one week. The Chief Prelates pointed out that the entire country is facing a catastrophe due to the spread of the coronavirus disease. The letter also noted that the health sectors have warned […]

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Govt’s allied political parties request 3-week lockdown

Thursday, August 19th, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana Ten allied political parties of the government have proposed to the President to lockdown the country for at least three consecutive weeks. In a letter to President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, they have suggested seven measures to be taken to control the pandemic. The political parties say that, despite being aware of the economic impact […]

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Over 97 percent of COVID-19 victims had not been vaccinated, data reveal

Thursday, August 19th, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana According to the Ministry of Health, 97.7% of those who succumbed to COVID-19 as of August 13 had not been vaccinated against the virus. As per the data, Sri Lanka had witnessed 5,775 deaths from the coronavirus. Reportedly, 5,295 of them had not received any COVID-19 vaccine. The remaining 480 victims had received […]

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Daily Covid-19 cases count climbs to 3,793

Thursday, August 19th, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana The Ministry of Health reported that another 1,073 persons shave tested positive for Covid-19, increasing the daily count of new cases in Sri Lanka to 3,793. All new cases confirmed today are associated with the ‘New Year’ Covid-19 cluster.  Accordingly, this brings the tally of confirmed cases of Covid-19 in the country thus […]

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Sri Lanka confirms another 186 coronavirus deaths

Thursday, August 19th, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana The Director General of Health Services has confirmed another 186 coronavirus related deaths for August 18, increasing the death toll in Sri Lanka due to the virus to 6,790. This is the highest number of deaths reported within a day since the beginning of the pandemic.  According to the figures released by the […]

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Plans to impose islandwide lockdown?

Thursday, August 19th, 2021

Courtesy Hiru News It is reported that there are plans to impose an islandwide complete lockdown to curb the rapidly spreading Covid-19 pandemic. The government is being pressured by various parties including the Chief Prelates of the Asgiriya and Malwaththa Chapters to impose a lockdown for a short period of time. More than 25 cities on […]

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සති තුනකට රට නො වැසුවොත් විසාලාවක් වෙයි – පක්ෂ නායකයින් 10ක් ජනපතිට කියයි

Thursday, August 19th, 2021

උපුටා ගැන්ම  හිරු පුවත්

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Ayurvedic medicines for COVID patients from Weligama Pradeshiya Sabha

Thursday, August 19th, 2021

Courtesy Hiru News The Weligama Pradeshiya Sabha has decided to launch a program to deliver Ayurvedic medicines at home to those who are currently being treated and quarantined at home for Covid infections. Accordingly, they have decided to deliver the relevant medicines to the homes every day from tomorrow (20). People in the Weligama Pradeshiya […]

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Sathosa to distribute relief packages from tomorrow

Thursday, August 19th, 2021

Courtesy Hiru News Trade Minister Bandula Gunawardena stated that a program has been launched to distribute a relief package of 20 essential items worth Rs.1,998 to the public for two weeks through the Sathosa from tomorrow (20). He was addressing a media briefing in Colombo today (19). The Minister pointed out that it is possible […]

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