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Another 300 returnees undergoing quarantine process were released today

Another 300 returnees, who underwent 14-day quarantine process, left the Sri Lanka Army (SLA) run quarantine centres today (28).



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Have I already had coronavirus? How would I know and what should I do?

Covid-19 symptoms, when they occur, vary widely and undertesting means many people have probably been unwittingly infected.


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ICTA introduces video conferencing to State institutions

The Information and Communication Technology Agency (ICTA), which comes under the Defence Ministry, has introduced video conferencing application based on open-source technologies for State institutions to link up with its employees to increase work efficiency. 


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Govt. to consider SL exparts request to return after COVID-19 danger recedes

The Government said the requests made by several Sri Lankan students, businessmen and employees in overseas to return to the country would be considered after COVID-19 risk decreased locally and globally.



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Task Force commences door-to-door supply of essential food items

The Task Force, which is managing distribution of essential food and other items, has taken all the necessary measures to ensure continued door- to- door supply system for people to purchase essential items while staying in indoors.   

 



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Navy distributed drinking water and dry rations among needy

The Navy conducted a social responsibility program to distribute drinking water and dry ration among religious places and poor families in the North Central Naval Command from March 26 to 27.


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Another batch of 501 returnees left home after quarantine

Another 501 returnees and four foreigners, who arrived from Italy and South Korea and underwent 14-day quarantine process at Punani, Kandakadu and Diyatalawa Quarantine Centers, returned home this morning (27).


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China bans foreign visitors after imported coronavirus cases rise

Beijing takes action to curb surge of infected people arriving from new hotspots overseas, as local cases dwindle.






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Work from home duration extended up to 3 April

The duration of work from home period has been extended from 30 March to 3 April 2020 in order to strengthen the efforts of the Government to prevent spread of COVID – 19 virus in the Island.




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4018 curfew violators nabbed

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Philanthropists donate dry ration parcels to distribute among the needy

Supporting the government’s effort in assisting low income families affected, during curfew to control the spreading of coronavirus, a group of philanthropists handed over 85 dry ration parcels to be distributed among needy (daily wage earners) in the Colombo district.


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Navy renovates Infectious Diseases Unit at District General Hospital – Vavuniya

The Navy renovated the Infectious Diseases Unit of the District General Hospital in Vavuniya. The initiative is an extension of the Navy’s ongoing efforts to support the nationwide campaign against spread of the coronavirus outbreak.