(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – US health authorities are debating whether to recommend face coverings for everyone when they go out in public."Coronavirus: US ‘considers cloth face masks for public’"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – Wimbledon, one of the centrepieces of the British summer sporting calendar, has been cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic, the All England Club confirmed yesterday. It will be the first time the tournament has not be held since the second world war."Wimbledon 2020 cancelled in response to coronavirus pandemic"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – The prevailing situation around the world compelled an opportunity for everyone to shed a side from the rat race and evaluate the importance of leading a quality life."It’s never too early to bring your child in tothe kitchen! Make cooking a fun activity at home."
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – China yesterday(01) donated a large stock of medical equipment to Sri Lanka to help the country fight the coronavirus."China donates large stock of medical equipment to Sri Lanka"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – The Government Medical Officers’ Association (GMOA) advises people to practice social distancing and government to stop occasionally lifting the curfew to keep the COVID-19 coronavirus epidemic at bay."GMOA advises government to stop relaxing curfew, emphasizes social distancing above 80%"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO), Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has telephoned Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa Tuesday to discuss the health and economic impacts of COVID-19 pandemic on Sri Lanka and the region."WHO Chief thanks Sri Lankan President for ‘mobilizing the whole government’ against COVID-19"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – The curfew currently in force in the districts of Colombo, Gampaha, Kalutara, Puttalam, Kandy and Jaffna which have been identified as High Risk Zones in the wake of COVID–19 pandemic will be in effect until further notice."Curfew to continue until April 6th in 19 districts, indefinitely in others"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – foreign vessel, which was seized by the Sri Lanka Navy off the Southern Coast on charges of smuggling narcotics worth over Rs.10 billion, was brought to the Dickovita Fisheries Harbour yesterday(01)."Foreign vessel with narcotics brought to Dickovita"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – SriLankan Airlines said that it has been compelled to temporarily suspend all its flights from 8th April 2020 to 21st of April 2020 in view of the travel restrictions imposed by the destinations we operate to."SriLankan Airlines to temporarily suspend all flights"