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Resumption of civilian life and office work begins from May 11

Restoration of normalcy in the civilian life and institutions in Colombo, Gampaha, Kalutara and Puttalam districts will commence on Monday (May 11) while curfew is in force, says the President’s Media Division.

Resumption of civilian life and office work begins from May 11
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Sri Lanka: COID 19 Patients Steadily Mounts To 665

Two more persons have tested positive for COVID-19 in Sri Lanka, and the total has moved to 665 says the Ministry of Health.

Sri Lanka: COID 19 Patients Steadily Mounts  To  665
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Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa convened a meeting with members of the old Parliament

Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa has invited all former members of the 8th Parliament for a meeting at Temple Trees on Monday, 04th May.

Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa convened a meeting with members of the old Parliament
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COVID 19 Toll 653

For the whole day, Ministry of Health said that, four more patients detected with the virus, this evening, thus reaching a total of 653.

COVID 19 Toll 653
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An island wide curfew declared from 8.00pm this evening till Monday 4th May

An island wide curfew has been declared from 8.00pm this evening (Thursday) till Monday 4th May.

An island wide curfew declared from 8.00pm this evening  till Monday 4th May
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Sri Lanka receives Person Protective Equipment from Australian Department of Defence

The Australian Department of Defence through the High Commission of Australia showing a strong gesture of solidarity towards the role of the National Operation Centre for Prevention of COVID - 19 Outbreak (NOCPCO) in Sri Lanka extended its support by way of handing over a large consignment of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) overalls and gloves to Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva, Head of NOCPCO and Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army at the Army Headquarters, on 29 April 2020.

Sri Lanka receives Person Protective Equipment from Australian Department of Defence
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Balance of the COVID – 19 Fund reaches Rs. 878 million

Most Ven. Dr. Dewalegama Dhammasena Nayaka Thero, the Chief Incumbent of the Tissamaharama Sadagiri Ubaya Raja Maha Viharaya and the Chief Sanghanayaka of the Hambantota District donated Rs.1.5 million to President Gotabaya Rajapaksa at the Presidential Secretariat, today (29).

Balance of the COVID – 19 Fund reaches Rs. 878 million
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China reaffirms its support for Sri Lanka's post-CPVID - 19 economic revival

"Sri Lanka is a special friend of China. We have long standing and cordial relations between the two countries. When we faced COVID- 19 disaster recently, Sri Lanka stood with us. China is willing to return that goodwill in the form of fullest cooperation to revive Sri Lanka’s economy in the post-COVID – 19 period”, the Acting Ambassador and Chargé d’affaires of the Chinese Embassy in Colombo Hu Wei said to President Gotabaya Rajapaksa at the Presidential Secretariat yesterday.

China reaffirms its support for Sri Lanka's post-CPVID - 19 economic revival
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Boris Johnson, partner Carrie Symonds announce birth of baby boy

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson became a father again Wednesday — just two days after returning to work after his near-death battle with the coronavirus.

Boris Johnson with his  partner Carrie Symonds
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Private hospitals extend their lab services for PCR testing

The Association of Private Hospitals and Nursing Homes (APHNH) in a statement to media, said they will extend all possible assistance to the national operations programme for Covid-19 outbreak, in conducting the much needed PCR tests to help control the spread of Covid-19 in Sri Lanka.

Dr Lakith Peiris - President  APHNH
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