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COVID-19 statistics for Sri Lanka

Total Cases

2881

0.00%

New Cases

0

Total Deaths

11

0.38%

Total Recovered

2638

91.57%

Active Cases

0

0.00%

Critical Cases

232

8.05%

Last update: 90 seconds ago

Coronavirus statistics for Sri Lanka

Country Total New Deaths Deaths today Recovered Active Critical Per Mil Pop
Sri Lanka 2881 0 11 0 2638 0 232 1

COVID-19 Latest News for Sri Lanka:

17 hours ago
China Is Saudi Arabia's and Iran’s New Friend – and That’s a Real Problem for Israel
Sri Lanka Guardian

Beijing is working on a strategic collaboration with Tehran and is supporting a nuclear program in Saudi Arabia, which Israel can’t afford to keep ignoringby Yossi MelmanThe multiplicity of crises, from political to economic to coronavirus-related, is distracting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu...


21 hours ago
Sri Lanka Mahinda Rajapaksa Strikes Back - Implications for India
Sri Lanka Guardian

Growing presence of China in Sri Lanka has strategic dimensions and serious security concerns for India as Sri Lanka is India’s closest maritime neighbour. Sri Lanka has already fallen in Chinese debt trap as it has leased out its Hambantota port to China undermining security concerns of India.by...


21 hours ago
Ex-Minister Rishad Bathiudeen arrives at CID
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COLOMBO (News 1st): Former Minister Rishad Bathiudeen on Wednesday (Aug 12) arrived at the Criminal Investigations Department after he was instructed to do so. Sri Lanka Police said he was summoned with regard to an investigation into the April 21st, 2019 attacks. Rishad Bathiudeen provided statements...


23 hours ago
Why a Growing Force in Brazil Is Charging That President Jair Bolsonaro Has Committed Crimes Against Humanity
Sri Lanka Guardian

The government has spent only a fraction of the money allocated to fight the disease; it looks the crisis in the eye and laughs.by Vijay PrashadJhuliana Rodrigues works as a nurse technician at the Hospital São Vicente in Jundiaí, Brazil. “It is very difficult,” she says of her job these days....


1 day ago
Russia’s Health Ministry approves world’s 1st Covid-19 vaccine
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Moscow (RT);  Russian President Vladimir Putin has announced that his country’s health ministry has approved the world’s first coronavirus vaccine, adding that his daughter has already received the shot. The vaccine, developed by Moscow’s Gamaleya Institute, received the green light from the...


1 day ago
Russia Approves Covid-19 vaccine – Putin’s daughter vaccinates
Sri Lanka Guardian

Russian President Vladimir Putin has announced that his country’s health ministry has approved the world’s first coronavirus vaccine, adding that his daughter has already received the shot.The vaccine, developed by Moscow’s Gamaleya Institute, received the green light from the Russian Health Ministry...


2 days ago
Hiroshima & Nagasaki: Stopping A Thermo-Nuclear War For The Survival Of Humanity!
Sri Lanka Guardian

The American empire has been collapsing under its own social and economic weight. Post-World War II, the USA accounted for half of the world GDP, but in 2017 it was only 16.3 per percent while China’s was 16.4 percent.by Lionel BopageIt is 75 years since the first atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima...


2 days ago
Over 170,000 PCR tests conducted in Sri Lanka: NOCPCO
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COLOMBO (News 1st): As of Monday (Aug 10), a total of 171,169 PCR tests were conducted in Sri Lanka, to detect coronavirus infections, the National Operation Centre for Prevention of COVID-19 Outbreak (NOCPCO) said. According to the NOCPCO, 680 PCR tests were conducted on Sunday (Aug 9). Meanwhile,...


3 days ago
Lebanon in Mourning After Massive Explosion
Sri Lanka Guardian

The politicians in Lebanon are extremely corrupt, wealthy, and couldn’t care less about running the country. The citizens are extremely poor and desperate. For decades, it’s been failing infrastructure, poorly functioning utilities, the price of bread is now ridiculous. by Anwar A. KhanThis was...


3 days ago
The Best and the Worst - 2020 General Elections in Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka Guardian

The disastrous failure of the political forces that value plurality, diversity, equity, fairness and social justice to get political traction compels us to rethink, re-strategize, regroup and reorganise. Such an effort cannot be made by daydreaming or being an armchair critic.by Lionel BopageThe general...

3 days ago
Fallout from the Air India Accident
Sri Lanka Guardian

The civil liability of an airline for the causing of death or injury to passengers has been established by international treaty and entrenched in law by judicial interpretation.by Dr. Ruwantissa AbeyratneWriting from MontrealSometimes bad luck hits you like in an ancient Greek tragedy, and it's not...


3 days ago
Total COVID-19 cases rise to 2,841
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COLOMBO(News 1st): Two more COVID-19 cases were identified yesterday increasing the total number of cases in the country to 2,841. The two patients were quarantined returnees who had arrived in the country from Saudi Arabia, the Government Information Department stated. The number of patients currently...


4 days ago
The Post Election Saga
Sri Lanka Guardian

If Sri Lanka intends to recover from the current unfortunate situation it has fallen into, it must honestly and retrospectively look at the way things have happened from independence to the present.by Victor IvanAfter the election, it is likely that the political system of Sri Lanka in its entirety...


4 days ago
What effect is COVID-19 having on the global hunger crisis?
Sri Lanka Guardian

People suffering from chronic hunger are plagued with recurring illnesses, developmental disabilities and low productivity. They are often forced to use all their limited physical and financial resources just to put food on the table.by Anwar A. KhanHunger is a perilous cycle that passes from one generation...


4 days ago
Trump’s Presidency Is a Death Cult
Sri Lanka Guardian

The fact that the president and his supporters want us to tolerate hundreds of thousands of preventable deaths from the pandemic reveals their true nature.by Sonali KolhatkarWhen President Donald Trump was challenged by Axios national political correspondent Jonathan Swan to respond to the fact that...


4 days ago
Sri Lankan Electorate Give Benefit of Doubt to Rajapaksas’
Sri Lanka Guardian

The fact is that majority of people have voted for Rajapaksas’ giving the President and Prime Minister brothers the benefit of doubt, inspite of their nearly unimpressive governance. by N.S.Venkataraman As predicted by several pollsters, the ruling Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna party (SLPP...


5 days ago
Lakshman Yapa to support party despite poll defeat
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COLOMBO (News1st): Lakshman Yapa Abeywardena said he will continue to support the party despite failing to secure his parliamentary seat at the poll. ”I will make my decision with patience. They know who I am. Especially Basil knows about me. Therefore, Basil will provide me with some form of...


5 days ago
No AGs Dept. representation in Shani Abeyesekera case; Defence Counsel concerned
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Colombo (News 1st); The Former Director of the Criminal Investigations Department SSP Shani Abeysekera and a Police Sub-Inspector were remanded until the 20th of August by Gampaha Chief Magistrate Manjula Karunaratne on Friday. Shani Abeysekera & the Sub-Inspector are charged with providing false...


5 days ago
US congratulates Sri Lanka for holding peaceful poll amidst coronavirus
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COLOMBO (News1st): The US has congratulated Sri Lanka for conducting its twice-delayed parliamentary election in a peaceful and orderly manner amidst the coronavirus pandemic. The Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna — in which the President and Prime Minister are members — was declared winners of...


6 days ago
10 Sri Lankans injured in Beirut explosion: SL Embassy in Lebanon
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Lebanon (News 1st) : The number of Sri Lankans injured in Tuesday’s (Aug 4) explosion in the Lebanon capital of Beirut has risen to 10, Sri Lankan embassy officials in Lebanon said. The embassy will be open from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm daily to provide relief for Sri Lankans residing in Lebanon, Sri...

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