Colombo, May 28 (Daily Mirror) - The Gaffoor Building in Colombo Fort which is used by the navy has been isolated after a navy driver was tested positive for COVID-19, Director General of Health Services Dr. Anil Jasinghe said. He said the building is used by the sailors and navy drivers.
Washington, May 28 (Reuters) - The novel coronavirus has killed more than 100,000 people in the United States, according to a Reuters tally on Wednesday (May 27), even as the slowdown in deaths encouraged businesses to reopen and Americans to emerge from more than two months of lockdowns. About 1,400 Americans have died on average each day in May, down...
A US study has forecast deaths surging in Brazil and other Latin American countries through August.
Brussels, May 26 (Reuters) - A global campaign to fund the development of vaccine and therapies against COVID-19 has so far raised 9.5 billion euros ($10.4 billion), the head of the European Commission said on Tuesday. “Great result, reaching 1st milestone of GlobalResponse pledging marathon led by EU Commission,” Ursula von der Leyen said on Twitter. The pledging campaign, which...
Cost of the flight will have to be borne by the evacuee
Mumbai/New Delhi, May 25 (Reuters) - When Manit Parikh’s mother tested positive for the new coronavirus, she was rushed by ambulance to Mumbai’s private Lilavati Hospital, but officials told the family no critical-care beds were available. Five hours and dozens of phone calls later the family found a bed for her at the private Bombay Hospital. A day later, on...
Hopeful British psychologist Peter Kinderman says that human beings are evolved to work collectively in times of external threat
Free movement between districts allowed, with the exception of the districts of Colombo and Gampaha
Also urges speedy implementation of Indian projects, especially the Eastern Terminal in Colombo port
Promises Indian assistance for Lanka’s economic recovery