Monday, March 16, 2020

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Update-Government Has Declared A Special Three Day Public And Mercantile Holiday To Avoid The Spreading Of Corona Virus

Government has declared a special
three day public and Mercantile holiday from tomorrow  (17)until  this Thursday (19)in view of the spreading of Corona virus here .

Accordingly this holiday will be given to all State owned Department and Corporation employees  except those attached to Health Services, Banks ,Food supply ,Government agent /District secretariets and essential services Electricity and water boards according to the government.

Government has declared today as a Government, Bank and Mercantile Holiday. 

Defense Ministry Requested Those Arrived From Certain Countries To Register At A Police Station

Ministry of Defense has
today(16)requested those Sri Lankans arrived here from South Korea ,Iran and Europe including Italy during the period  01st to 15 th of March to register at the nearest Police station or 119 Emergancy center as soon as possible .

A stern action including a legal action  will be taken against those who fails to comply with this decision under the quarantine law according to the Ministry .

Ten New Corona Virus Cases Identified In Sri Lanka-Total Number Increases To 29

A total number of 10 Corona virus
positives including a 13 year old girl ,A 73  old male and first officer of the Sri Lankan Airlines had been identified today (16)increasing the total number of Corona virus positives reported from Sri Lanka so far  to 29 according to Epidemeology  Unit.

Accordingly most of these Corona virus positives identified in.Sri Lanka today are returnees from Italy and their relatives .

The 73 year old person had been identified whilst receiving treatment at Karapitiya Teaching Hospital and the first officer of the Sri lankan Airlines had been identified and admitted to Angoda National Infectious Diseases Hospital .

Meamwhile around 212 corona virus suspected cases are being treated in 16 government Hospitals including Infectious Diseasses Hospital by this morning .

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278 Sri Lankans Stranded In England Had Been Brought Back To Sri Lanka

A special Sri Lankan Airlines flight carrying 278 Sri lankans stranded in England due to Corona  pandamic had touched down the Katunayak...