Dead Mahara prison inmate tests positive for Covid-19

A posthumous PCR test conducted on a dead prison inmate has tested as Covid-19 positive. The inmate is an 82-year-old from Mahara Prison who had passed away while receiving treatment at the Ragama Hospital. He has been hospitalised due to a sudden illness. Source link

Covid-19 death toll at 90

Health authorities have confirmed 03 more Covid-19 deaths today (23), increasing the number of fatalities to 90. According to the media release issued by the Department of Information, the deaths have taken place from Nov. 22 – Nov. 23. The victims are : A 86-year old female from Heyyanthuduwa. Died at IDH on Nov. 22. […]

Akila Viraj resigns 

Former MP Akila Viraj Kariyawasam has resigned from the post of UNP General Secretary, sources say.   Source link

335 Covid-19 cases today

335 cases of Covid-19 have been found today (Nov. 23). All of them are contacts of the Peliyagoda cluster. Accordingly, the Divulapitiya – Peliyagoda cluster has grown to 16,978. Source link

Ice Bucket Challenge ප්‍රසිද්ධ කළ පැට්‍රික් ක්වින් මියයයි

ලොවපුරා ජනප්‍රිය වූ Ice Bucket Challenge (අයිස් බකට් අභියෝගය) පසුපස සිටි ප්‍රධාන චරිතයක් වූ පැට්‍රික් ක්වින් ඊයේ (22) දින මියගොස් තිබේ. මියයන විට 37 වියේ පසුවූ පැට්‍රික් 2013 සිට සුව කළ නොහැකි ස්නායු රෝගයක් ලෙස සැලකෙන Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) රෝගයෙන් පීඩා වින්දේය. මෙම අයිස් බකට් අභියෝගය ඍජුවම ආරම්භ කළේ ඔහු නොවුවද, සිය පවුලේ සාමාජිකයන් […]

Non-telecasting drama shot in Udawalawa!

‘Sri Lanka Mirror’ learns of a non-telecasting teledrama being shot in the Udawalawa area. At the moment, only teledramas that are currently being telecast are allowed to continue to shoot their upcoming episodes. The incident is said to have raised eyebrows in the field. According to latest health guidelines issued with regard to teledrama shooting, […]

Online registrations for universities begin – UGC

University registration of students for the 2019/2020 academic years has commenced on Monday (23). According to the University Grants Commission (UGC), measures are in place for students to register online by logging into www.ugc.ac.lk41,500 students are to be registered for the 2019/2020 academic year. Source link

Dead Mahara prison inmate tests positive for Covid-19

A posthumous PCR test conducted on a dead prison inmate has tested as Covid-19 positive. The inmate is an 82-year-old from Mahara Prison who had passed away while receiving treatment at the Ragama Hospital. He has been hospitalised due to a sudden illness. Source link

Narahenpita DMT HQ reopened from tomorrow

The Head Office of the Department of Motor Traffic (DMT) located in Narahenpita will reopen for the public from tomorrow (Nov. 24). A media release issued by the department says that the operations at the branch will be carried out with the minimum number of employees while strictly adhering to health safety guidelines. In the […]