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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2905

Army Commander Urges Those Completed Quarantine Period To Undergo Another 14 Day Quarantine At Their Homes

Army Commander Shavendra Silva requested those who completed the mandatory quarantine period to undergo another 14 day quarantine period at their homes.

Army Commander Urges Those Completed Quarantine Period To Undergo Another 14 Day Quarantine At Their Homes
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In Sri Lanka COVID – 19 On The Increase: 176

Five COVID-19 infected patients had been identified, on Sunday (05), bringing the total cases in Sri Lanka to 176, the Ministry of Health said.

 In Sri Lanka COVID – 19 On The Increase: 176
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The Curfew Update In Sri Lanka

The curfew imposed in Colombo, Gampaha, Kalutara, Puttalam, Kandy and Jaffna districts will be continued under further notice, stated President’s Media Division.

The Curfew Update In Sri Lanka
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The COVID – 19 tally risen to 166

The total number of coronavirus patients in Sri Lanka has risen to 166, the Health Ministry said.

The COVID – 19 tally risen to 166
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Trump warns of rough week ahead: 'There will be death'

"This will probably be the toughest week -- between this week and next week," Trump said Saturday at the beginning of his coronavirus task force briefing at the White House.

Trump warns of rough week ahead: 'There will be death'
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State intelligence service rendering significant service to prevent the spread of Coronavirus – DIG Ajith Rohana

Senior Deputy Inspector General of Police, Ajith Rohana said that with the detection of the first Coronavirus positive patient in Sri Lanka, the State Intelligence Service has made a huge contribution to prevent the spread of the virus on the directions of the President an d in comparison with other countries Sri Lanka holds a special place in its efforts to control the spread of the Covid-19.

State intelligence service rendering significant service to prevent the spread of Coronavirus – DIG Ajith Rohana
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No decision taken to declare a complete lockdown-Defence Secretary

Commenting on some rumors going viral claiming that there would be a complete five-day lockdown in the country, he said those rumors were spreading to create a fear psychosis among the public but no such decision had been taken by the Government so far.

No decision taken to declare a complete lockdown-Defence Secretary
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SL Navy assists transfer of essential supplies to Delft Island for distribution

The Navy, on 03rd April 2020, rendered assistance to transfer essential supplies to the Delft Island for distribution among community. As a measure to curb the spread of novel coronavirus in the country, the government introduced a new mechanism to deliver essential supplies to the doorstep of community.

 SL Navy assists transfer of essential supplies to Delft Island for distribution
 SL Navy assists transfer of essential supplies to Delft Island for distribution
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The Burmese Army is Defying the UN?

UN Secretary-General António Guterres has just urged warring parties across the world to lay down their weapons in support of the bigger battle against COVID-19: the common enemy that is now threatening all of humankind.

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Method of disposal COVID - 19 infected bodies

Dr. Haritha Aluthge, the Secretary of the Government Medical Officers' Association (GMOA), has written to the Director General Health Services, stating that several people inquired them of methods of disposal of bodies of COVID - 19 infected patients.

Dr. Haritha Aluthge, the Secretary of the Government Medical Officers' Association (GMOA)
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Coronavirus patients’ tally rose to 159 while death of 5th person reported today

While another COVID-19 patient has succumbed to the virus bringing the total fatalities in the country to 5., the number of coronavirus patients detected in Sri Lanka rose to 159.

Coronavirus patients’ tally  rose to 159 while death of  5th person reported today
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Udayanga Weeratunga Granted Bail

The Colombo Fort Magistrate has granted bail to former Sri Lankan Ambassador to Russia Udayanga Weeratunga.

Udayanga Weeratunga Granted Bail
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WHO committed to protecting health of all people, based on the best science, without fear or favor

WHO Director General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus stated that WHO develops guidance based on the totality of evidence collected from around the world on COVID - 19. In this regard their staff talk to thousands of experts around the world to collect and distil that evidence and experience.

Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus
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