(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – According to Epidemiology Unit of the Health Ministry, 670 new COVID-19 cases were reported so far on Thursday."Coronavirus update: 670 new COVID-19 cases identified Thursday, total rises to 50,899"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – Sri Lanka confirmed four more deaths on Thursday due to COVID -19 raising the death toll from the viral disease to 251, according to health authorities."Sri Lanka reports four more COVID-19 deaths Thursday, toll rises to 251"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – World renowned financier and a member of Rothschild family, Nathaniel Rothschild who is in Sri Lanka for a brief business tour, paid a visit to Port City Colombo on Thursday (14th)"Port City Colombo attracts world’s top investor Nathaniel Rothschild"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – Airports Council International (ACI) has certified Sri Lanka’s Bandaranaike International Airport for adopting health and safety measures in response to the COVID-19 global pandemic in line with the International Airport Health Accreditation program."Sri Lanka’s Bandaranaike International Airport accredited by Airports Council International"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – A person who had arrived in Sri Lanka from the United Kingdom (UK) has been confirmed to have contracted the new variant of COVID-19."New COVID-variant detected in person visiting Sri Lanka"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – The government has received the cabinet approval to extend the agreed period for payment of salaries for private sector employees impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic conditions."Cabinet approves to extend the concessionary period on private sector salary payments until March"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – The Minister of Tourism Prasanna Ranatunga states that all travel agencies and individuals who do not follow health guidelines from the arrival to the departure of tourists to this country will be deregistered."Travel agencies disregarding health guidelines will be blacklisted – Tourism Minister"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – Parliamentarian Sivanesathurai Chandrakanthan alias ‘Pillayan’ and 4 other suspects have been acquitted and released over the murder of Joseph Pararajasingham."‘Pillayan’ acquitted, released over murder of Joseph Pararajasingham"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – Under the guidance of the President Gotabhaya Rajapaksa and Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa, the Government is successfully tackling the global COVID pandemic and building economic stability in the country, the Ministry of Finance said."The country is economically stable – Ministry of Finance"