(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – The government has declared Monday May 24th and Tuesday May 25th as special Government Holidays, The Ministry of Public Services, Provincial Councils and Local Government has informed."May 24 and 25 declared as special Government Holidays"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –General Shavendra Silva, Army Commander, Head of the National Operations Centre for Prevention of COVID 19 Outbreak, announced that travel restrictions will be enforced with effect from 11.00 pm on Friday the 21st May 2021 to 4.00 am on Tuesday, the 25th May 2021."Islandwide travel restrictions re-imposed from 21st -25th and 25th -28th"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – Chairman of Laksala & Salusala and Former Chairman of Lankapuvath Pradeep Gunawardena has died early this morning (17) while receiving treatment for COVID-19 infection."Laksala, Salusala chairman Pradeep Gunawardena dies of COVID-19"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and Sri Lanka Ministry of Health, have signed a bilateral agreement for JICA’s emergency technical cooperation grant to strengthen the COVID-19 Response in Sri Lanka."JICA emergency assistance to strengthen Covid-19 Response in Sri Lanka"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –The Ministry of Trade has introduced a relief package including Rs. 5,000 worth of essential food items for people affected by travel restrictions."Relief package worth Rs. 5000 from Sathosa to people affected by travel restrictions"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Tourism Minister Prasanna Ranatunga says that despite strict travel restrictions in the country, there are no plans to close the airport."Airport will not be closed despite travel restrictions – Tourism Minister"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa today inquired about the condition of former Maldivian President and current Speaker Mohamed Nasheed."Sri Lanka PM inquires about the health of the former President of the Maldives"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –The Director General of Health Services confirmed 23 deaths caused by Covid-19 virus infection Tuesday from May 05 up to May 11."Sri Lanka reports 23 more COVID-19 deaths Tuesday, toll rises to 850"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – Restriction of travel between provinces to curb the spread of COVID-19 will be in effect from midnight today (11) until May 30, General Shavendra Silva, Army Commander and head of the National Operations Center for Prevention of COVID-19 Outbreak (NOCPCO) said."Inter-provincial travel restrictions in effect from midnight today"