Provinces to be sealed off this week till May 30

Only essential services including food trucks and health workers to be allowed to travel Provinces will be sealed off this week after strict travel restrictions are to be imposed between the provinces to prevent a further spread of the rapidly spreading COVID-19 virus, Army Commander and Head of the National Operations Center for the Prevention […]

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AG appointed HC in Canada; says he wishes to remain in SL

While thanking the President for his appointment as High Commissioner to Canada, Attorney General Dappula de Livera has conveyed to the President that he wishes to remain in Sri Lanka to serve the public, AG’s Coordinating Officer said. AG Livera was appointed as Sri Lanka’s 30th Attorney General by former President Maithripala Sirisena in January […]

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WHO sounds alarm over surge

Sri Lankans urged to take situation seriously The World Health Organisation (WHO) has urged Sri Lankans to take the latest coronavirus surge seriously as daily infections continue to rise rapidly. Dr. Olivia Nieveras, the Officer-In-Charge of the WHO in Sri Lanka said the most challenging chapter maybe at hand. In a video issued by the […]

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Medical specialists warn of potential oxygen crisis

While saying that oxygen is considered the most important medical need for COVID-19 at present, the Association of Medical Specialists (AMS) said stocks of oxygen are likely to be in short supply and therefore the authorities must take all necessary steps to avoid a crisis. AMS President Dr Lakkumar Fernando said since there is no […]

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