(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – Police say that a special operation will be carried out today and tomorrow to search for persons violating traffic restrictions in the Western Province."Several police operations in Western Province to arrest travel restrictions violators"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – The Ministry of Trade has issued a special gazette notification to prevent the concealment of stocks of essential commodities including paddy, rice, sugar, milk powder and maize effective from midnight yesterday (11)."Gazette notification issued to prevent hoarding of essential items"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – Sri Lanka confirmed another 62 deaths due to COVID-19 on Friday, June 11, 2021."Sri Lanka confirms another 62 Covid-19 deaths Friday, toll rises to 2,073"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – Another batch of 65,000 doses of the Russia-manufactured Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine arrived in Sri Lanka early Friday (June 11), State Minister of Production, Supply and Regulation of Pharmaceuticals Prof. Channa Jayasumana said."Sri Lanka receives another 65,000 doses of Sputnik V Covid vaccine"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Sri Lanka on Thursday has recorded its highest ever single-day death toll from COVID-19 with 101 deaths."Sri Lanka reports highest single-day Covid-19 death count with 101 deaths, toll exceeds 2000"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Dr. George E. Gabriel has been appointed to the President’s Commission on White House Fellowships by US President Joe Biden. Dr. Gabriel is a native Sri Lankan and studied at the University of Kelaniya before immigrating to the United States."President Biden appoints Dr. George E. Gabriel to President’s Commission on White House Fellowships"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Minister of Environment Mahinda Amaraweera says the damage to the environment caused by the burning of the X-Press Pearl container ship will last for another 20 years and it could not be calculated in dollars."Damage to the environment from the sinking MV X-Press Pearl can last for 20 years – Environment Minister"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – Amid the third wave of the rising number of COVID-19 cases around the country, Port City Colombo donated high flow oxygen therapy machines to aid the national battle against the pandemic."Port City Colombo donates high flow oxygen therapy machines to aid the national battle against COVID-19"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – According to Epidemiology Unit of the Health Ministry, 2,735 new COVID-19 cases were reported so far on Wednesday."Coronavirus update: 2,735 new COVID-19 cases identified Wednesday, total rises to 213,396"