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Supply lines continue

Thinappuyal English April 2, 2020 Comments Off on Supply lines continue

Vegetables being unloaded in the Pettah yesterday to be distributed to other areas in Colombo. (picture by Saman Sri Wedage)

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Long lines again as curfew temporarily lifts in many districts

Thinappuyal English March 26, 2020 Comments Off on Long lines again as curfew temporarily lifts in many districts

Long lines were again visible in many areas of the country where the curfew was temporarily lifted at 6.00am this morning (26) as people queued up to buy essential items. While social distancing guidelines

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Third batch of 223 quarantined persons return home today

Thinappuyal English March 26, 2020 Comments Off on Third batch of 223 quarantined persons return home today

The third batch of 223 returnees who underwent two-week long quarantine process at Punani (125), Kandakadu (42), Meeyankulam (18) and Diyatalawa (38) Quarantine Centres (QCs) left for home this morning from respective locations after

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Curfew intervals extended

Thinappuyal English March 26, 2020 Comments Off on Curfew intervals extended

The lifting of the currently enforced curfew and the re-enforcement will be carried out as follows; 1. The curfew currently in force in Colombo, Gampaha and Kalutara districts will continue until further notice. 2.

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COVID-19

No COVID-19 patients in Sri Lanka over the last 24 hours

Thinappuyal English March 26, 2020 Comments Off on No COVID-19 patients in Sri Lanka over the last 24 hours

The Ministry of Health says that no COVID-19 patients have been reported in Sri Lanka during the last 24 hours. According to the ministry, 102 patients have been identified with the virus so far,

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Curfew in Jaffna extended until further notice

Thinappuyal English March 26, 2020 Comments Off on Curfew in Jaffna extended until further notice

The curfew in the Jaffna district will be in effect until further notice. Earlier the government announced that the police curfew in Puttalam, Mannar, Killinochchi, Mullaitivu, Vavuniya and Jaffna will be lifted at 6

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Water-Supply

9 hour water cut in Colombo- NWSDB

Thinappuyal English March 26, 2020 Comments Off on 9 hour water cut in Colombo- NWSDB

The supply of water in Colombo 1, 2 3, 6, 7, 8, 9,10, 11, 12, and 13 will be interrupted for a period of 9 hours starting from 1 pm today (26th), the National Water

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Do a decontamination cycle when leaving home after curfew

Thinappuyal English March 23, 2020 Comments Off on Do a decontamination cycle when leaving home after curfew

 Keep six feet from other people. Do not touch your face – especially the mouth, nose or eye areas.  Wash your hands for 20 seconds each time with soap and water as frequently as

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Increase in Corona infection to 86

Thinappuyal English March 23, 2020 Comments Off on Increase in Corona infection to 86

The total number of Lankans who have contracted COVID-19 to 86, says Minister of Health Pavithra Wanniarachchi

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Protect yourself and loved ones

Thinappuyal English March 23, 2020 Comments Off on Protect yourself and loved ones

There are a lot of myths and misinformation about COVID-19, being shared online – including on how it spreads, how to stay safe, and what to do if you’re worried about having contracted the

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