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Suspected COVID-19 patient escapes from Ragama Hospital

Thinappuyal English October 7, 2020 Comments Off on Suspected COVID-19 patient escapes from Ragama Hospital

A patient, who had been receiving treatment at the Ragama Hospital on the suspicion of having contracted COVID-19, has escaped from the hospital, Police Media Spokesperson DIG Ajith Rohana stated. Reportedly, the escaped patient

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COVID-19: Minuwangoda cluster tops 1,000 mark with 190 more cases

Thinappuyal English October 7, 2020 Comments Off on COVID-19: Minuwangoda cluster tops 1,000 mark with 190 more cases

Another 190 individuals have tested positive for novel coronavirus today (07), the Commander of Army Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva said. Thereby, 1,022 positive cases in total have been reported from the Minuwangoda cluster. Ada

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National Eye Hospital urges public to limit visits

Thinappuyal English October 7, 2020 Comments Off on National Eye Hospital urges public to limit visits

The general public has been urged to restrict visits to the National Eye Hospital. Its Director accordingly requested the public to visit the hospital only for emergencies, clinical treatment and essential services. The decision

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298,501 PCR tests done so far

Thinappuyal English October 7, 2020 Comments Off on 298,501 PCR tests done so far

950 PCR tests have been conducted in Sri Lanka yesterday as the total number of PCR tests carried out so far stands at 298,501, the National Operation Centre for Prevention of COVID-19 Outbreak said

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Tuition classes in North-western Province suspended until further notice

Thinappuyal English October 7, 2020 Comments Off on Tuition classes in North-western Province suspended until further notice

The Governor of the North Western Province Raja Collure has advised all tuition classes within the limits of the province to remain closed until further notice. The decision was reached taking into account the

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All 101 schoolmates of Divulapitiya COVID-19 patient’s daughter test negative

Thinappuyal English October 7, 2020 Comments Off on All 101 schoolmates of Divulapitiya COVID-19 patient’s daughter test negative

All PCR tests carried out on the schoolchildren who attended school with the Divulapitiya COVID-19 patient’s daughter are confirmed to be negative. Accordingly, a total of 101 students have tested negative for the coronavirus

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Showers possible in parts of the island

Thinappuyal English October 7, 2020 Comments Off on Showers possible in parts of the island

Showers will occur at several places in Western and Sabaragamuwa provinces and in Galle and Matara districts. Light showers may occur in Central and North-Western provinces, says the Department of Meteorology. Showers or thundershowers

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Seek immediate treatment if showing symptoms of fever, Govt. urges

Thinappuyal English October 7, 2020 Comments Off on Seek immediate treatment if showing symptoms of fever, Govt. urges

Individuals who are displaying symptoms of fever have been advised to seek immediate treatment from the nearest government hospital. The government stated that action will be sought against those who fail to comply with

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Police curfew in several areas

Thinappuyal English October 7, 2020 Comments Off on Police curfew in several areas

Police curfew has been imposed in several police areas in Gampaha District with immediate effect, stated Army Commander Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva. The following areas have been imposed the quarantine curfew: Gampaha, Kirindiwela, Dompe,

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60-year-old arrested for spreading COVID-19 fake news

Thinappuyal English October 6, 2020 Comments Off on 60-year-old arrested for spreading COVID-19 fake news

An individual has been arrested last night (05) for publishing fake news on the prevailing COVID-19 situation in social media platforms. The arrestee was identified as a 60-year-old residing in Wellawatte, DIG Ajith Rohana

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