Sunday, March 29, 2020

Sri Lanka Extends International Flight Ban Until 07 th Of April

Civil Aviation Authority of Sri Lanka
has yesterday  (29)decided to extend the international Flight ban currently being  imposed until 07 th of April in view of preventing the Corona virus here .

The ban was earlier imposed until 31st of March .Under the Ban Katunayake International Airport and other Airports in the country have been closed for international flights arriving in .However departure flights Including    cargo transit Passangers and international outbound Passangers will continue as usual .

Meanwhile an Air hostess attached to  Sri Lankan Airlines  is among those who had tested positive for Corona virus in Sti lanka it has been revealed yesterday. She got  infected with the virus during a departure flight to London according to reports. 

Curfew Had Been Imposed In A Road At Rajagiriya Due To A Corona Virus Infected Pastor

Police have imposed the curfew at
Arunodaya Road ,Obeysekarapura  ,Rajagiriya (Colombo)yesterday (29)after 04 elders and 02 children who had accompanied with a corona virus infected pastor in the area had shown corona virus symptoms.

Due to this situation 04 families of the suspected cases are being under quarantine .However the corona virus infected pastor had closed down his church and dissapeared it has been revealed.

Even the phone number of pastor found as not in use ..

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Four Cities Of Badulla District To Close Down During Tomorrow's (30)Curfew Lifted Hours

Four cities belonging to Badulla District
namely Welimada, Bandarawela, Haputale and Diyathalawa will be closed during curfew lifted hours tomorrow  (30)according to the Police .

Police have decided to close down these cities during curfew lifted hours to minimise the risk of spreading corona virus due to social gatherings happened during curfew lifted hours the SSP Athula De Silva has stated.

Curfew in these cities along with several Districts in the island is scheduled to be lifted at 6 a.m.  tomorrow  (30)and will be re imposed at 2 p.m on same day .

Police have announced the people in these cities not to gather in streets during curfew lifted hours tomorrow. All shop owners in these cities have agreed to close down their shops tomorrow it has been revealed.

However essential supplies  including food will be supplied to residents in these cities through mobile vehicles. 

Three Cities In Anuradhapura District To Shut Down All Shops During Curfew Lifted Hours Tomorrow (30)

Although curfew scheduled to be lifted
in most of the Districts throughout the island tomorrow  (30)for 08 hours all shops including Super Markets at three cities in Anuradhapura District have decided to close down during the curfew lifted hours it has been announced.

Accordingly All the shops in Galenbindunuwewa ,Kahatahasdigiliya and Horowpathana will remained close during curfew lifted hours as it has been revealed that corona virus positive identified yesterday  (28)at Akurana had visited these cities .

However state bank branches, Fuel stations and pharmacies in these cities will remain open as usual.   

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Island Wide Curfew To Be Lifted For Six Hours Tomorrow (30)In All Districts Other Than Six Districts

The island wide curfew imposed in
scheduled to be lifted for eight hours from 6 a.m to 2 p.m tomorrow  (30)in other districts except six Districts namely Colombo, Gampaha, Kalutara, Puttalam, Kandy and Jaffna
 According to the President's Media Division.

The Island Wide curfew prevailing   in above six districts will continue until further notice it has been announced.

Government has advised the public in curfew lifted areas to follow the guidelines issued when purchasing goods from shops and those who are being violated these guidelines will be punished severely according to the authorities.

Public are being advised to wash their hands thoroughly and keep one meter distance between two persons when in a queue. 

Cremation Of The Person Died Due To Corona Virus Was Held Today (29)

The cremation of the first deceased
Corona virus patient in Sri Lanka was held at Kotikawatta Public Cemetery  (Western Province )this morning  (29)during the curfew .

The casket containing the dead body of the deceased who had expired last evening (28)at the IDH Hospital in Angoda whilst receiving Intensive care treatment, had been taken to the Cemetery by a vehicle accompanied by an ambulance.

The post mortem regarding  the body had been performed by Judicial Medical officer Dr .Channa Perera with the presence of Mulleriyawa Police officers .

Afterwards two relatives of the deceased had allowed to see the face of the deceased and then the body was cremated under international quarantine rules .

The Three Persons carried the body to the crematorium and put it inside had been seen removing  their special kits worn and kept then on the coffin before the cremation.

Only two  relatives of the deceased were allowed to participate. The wife and immediate family members of the deceased are currently under quarantine so non of them was able to participate the cremation .

The deceased who is the first Sri lankan corona virus patient  died  here was a 60 year old tourist guide resided in Marawila, Chilaw area .

He had suffered with diabetes, High blood preassure and renal failure and undergone a kidney Transplant surgery few years back it has been revealed.

He has been infected with the Corona virus after returning from overseas according to reports .

Two Villages And Few Lanes Had Been Locked Down and Quarantine Due To Corona Virus Positives Have Found There

Authorities had today (29)taken steps to
locked down two villages at Akurana in Kandy District and Kadayankulama in Puttalam District as two Corona virus patients reported from these villages.

Accordingly Police and Public Health Inspectors had locked down the Thelambugahawstte village at Alwathugoda in Akurana and put 347 families under 14 day quarantine process after a coroma virus positive in the area had visited many house in the area spreading the virus.

The corona virus patient found in Thelambugahawatte area had arrived from Chennai, India on 15 th of March and had visited many places in the area including a Mosque and shoe palace it has been revealed. A friend accompanied him on his arrival From chennai is being also under Quarantine.

The Corona virus positive patient's son , daughter and son in law  have been nice admitted to Kandy National Hospital with Corona Virus like symptoms it has been  reported. The postive patient is a businessman in the area and had arrived for treatment from his Motorcycle .

Kadayankulama  village in Puttalam had been also locked down today due to a corona virus patient found there visited many places in the village. Under the lockdown process people in these villages not been able to visit outside the village and outsiders will not allow to enter these villages.

Meanwhile a house at Yahampath Road in Maharagama is under quarantine after the house owner found as tested positive for Corona virus. Also  14 houses in  Second Lane of the Kaldemulla area in Moratuwa are placed under quarantine today after 82 year old female had tested positive for the Corona virus .She had received treatment for cough and fever at Jayawardanapura Hospital in Kotte and later transferred to IDH Hospital in Angoda for further treatment. At IDH Hospital she has tested positive for the virus. Authorities have suspected that she got infected the virus through his son working at Sri Lankan Airlines.

Two New Corona Positives Reported Today (29)-Now The Total Number Of Positives In Sri Lanka Risen To 117

Two admitted to IDH on suspicion of being infected with ...Another 02 corona virus positives had been reported today (29) increasing the total number of  patients to 117 according to the Epidemiology unit .

Yesterday (28) 09 corona virus positives had been reported from the island all of them are either return from other countries or those who have contacted them here according to reports .

Another 117 Corona Virus suspected cases are being treated at government hospitals at present .Today 02 corona virus patients who had been admitted to Infectious Diseases Hospital iu  Angoda had been discharged from the hospital today after fully recovered .At the moment 11 patients  had been discharged from hospitals after fully recovered it has been revealed .

Majority of Corona Virus positives are residents of Colombo,Kaluthra,Puttalam and Gampaha Districts as well as from quarantine centers .

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