Category: Coronavirus Outbreak

Coronavirus: France records two-month high in cases

Coronavirus: France records two-month high in cases

Aug 6, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - France has recorded its highest number of daily coronavirus infections in more than two months. Figures ... Read More

Melbourne’s lockdown begins as cases rise

Melbourne’s lockdown begins as cases rise

Aug 6, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Sweeping lockdown restrictions on non-essential businesses in Australia’s second-largest city, Melbourne, have come into effect, as ... Read More

Coronavirus: Queensland to close border to New South Wales

Coronavirus: Queensland to close border to New South Wales

Aug 5, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Australia's Queensland will extend its border closure to New South Wales (NSW) and the Australian Capital ... Read More

Kuwait bans commercial flights including to SL

Kuwait bans commercial flights including to SL

Aug 2, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Kuwait has banned until further notice commercial flights to 31 countries it regards as high risk ... Read More

No new COVID-19 cases during past 24 hours

No new COVID-19 cases during past 24 hours

Aug 2, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - No new COVID-19 cases were reported in the country during the past 24 hours. The number ... Read More

Another 217 inmates to be released from quarantine

Another 217 inmates to be released from quarantine

Jul 31, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The Sri Lanka Army says another 271 persons who successfully underwent and completed quarantine procedures, will ... Read More

28,323 persons released from quarantine centres

28,323 persons released from quarantine centres

Jul 30, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Another 174 persons who underwent and successfully completed quarantine measures at Sri Lanka Army run facilities, ... Read More

No new COVID-19 cases during past 24 hours

No new COVID-19 cases during past 24 hours

Jul 30, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The total number of COVID-19 cases recorded in the island remains at 2,810, as no new ... Read More

Covid-19: Death toll in US surpasses 150,000

Covid-19: Death toll in US surpasses 150,000

Jul 30, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The United States on Wednesday surpassed 150,000 recorded Covid-19 deaths -- a milestone that comes as ... Read More

175 COVID-19 patients recover today

175 COVID-19 patients recover today

Jul 28, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - A total of 175 COVID-19 patients have recovered today--the largest number of recoveries recorded in a single ... Read More

‘ITUKAMA’ Fund balance surpasses Rs.1.526 billion

‘ITUKAMA’ Fund balance surpasses Rs.1.526 billion

Jul 28, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The balance in the ‘ITUKAMA’ COVID-19 Healthcare and Social Security Fund has surpassed Rs.1.526 billion. Ven. ... Read More

COVID-19 recoveries up to 2,094, 17 more discharged

COVID-19 recoveries up to 2,094, 17 more discharged

Jul 24, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The number of COVID-19 recoveries recorded in the country has increased to 2,094 after 17 more ... Read More

145,373 PCR tests conducted thus far

145,373 PCR tests conducted thus far

Jul 24, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The National Operation Centre for Prevention of COVID-19 says one new coronavirus patient was reported during ... Read More

Thirteen more COVID-19 patients regain health

Thirteen more COVID-19 patients regain health

Jul 23, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The Ministry of Health confirms that 13 more persons infected with COVID-19 have made complete recoveries. ... Read More

132 persons at quarantine centres to be released

132 persons at quarantine centres to be released

Jul 23, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - 132 persons at coronavirus quarantine centres maintained by the Tri-Forces will be released today. The Sri ... Read More