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  • 'Sunquick' Offers its Refreshing Sachets for Distribution among Frontline Health Workers

    13th June 2021 06:29:44 Hours

    A representative managerial team of 'Sunquick Lanka' Company Limited considering fatigued and committed COVID-19 prevention roles, being performed by frontline service personnel across the country gifted a consignment of 100,000 sachets of Sunquick fruit drinks to General Shavendra Silva, Head of the National Operations Centre for Prevention of COVID -19 Outbreak, Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army for distribution among frontliners as refreshments.

  • Travel Restrictions Extended Till 21 June - Head NOCPCO

    12th June 2021 06:30:54 Hours

    General Shavendra Silva, Head of the National Operation Centre for Prevention of COVID-19 Outbreak, Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army announced that travel restrictions now in force will be extended till 4.00 am on 21 June 2021 and will not be lifted on 14 June 2021.

  • Kamburupitiya Adapana Hospital to Get an ICC for COVID Patients

    12th June 2021 06:24:52 Hours

    The foundation stone was laid at Adapana Hospital premises at Kamburupitiya in Matara District for construction of a new ward for COVID-19 infected pregnant mothers as an Intermediate Care Centre (ICC) in the event of any emergency after an increase of the victims. It was done on the instructions of Major General Dammi Hewage, General Officer Commanding, 61 Division.

  • Vavuniya District Committee Reviews COVID-19 Developments

    12th June 2021 06:22:07 Hours

    District Committee Meeting of Vavuniya for COVID-19 Control was held on 04th June 2021 in order to discuss the prevailing pandemic situation in the region.

  • NOCPCO Experts' Committee Seeks Possibilities to Avoid Delays of Death Toll Reporting

    07th June 2021 16:48:22 Hours

    General Shavendra Silva, Head, NOCPCO, Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army and Dr Asela Gunawardene, DG Health Services (DGHS) this afternoon (6) attended one more round of discussion on the COVID-19 status quo in general and transmission of information, related to day's death toll.

  • Reasons Explained for Increase of Positive Cases at NOCPCO Meeting

    07th June 2021 07:39:31 Hours

    A routine review meeting of Task Force members in the NOCPCO and other relevant stakeholders including medical specialists got underway on Friday (4) at Rajagiriya NOCPCO, headed by General Shavendra Silva, Head, NOCPCO, Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army where a range of pertinent concerns on COVID-19 control were re-visited and evaluated with the objective of refreshing related information and updates.

  • 3,103 Cases Reported in Last 24 Hours - NOCPCO

    07th June 2021 07:35:26 Hours

    As of this morning (6), a total of 3,103 more persons were confirmed positive to COVID-19 in the past 24 hours. Among them were 09 Sri Lankan expatriates and the rest 3,094 of those positive cases are locally-identified ones, including the majority 828 from Colombo District, 544 from Gampaha District, 255 from Kurunegala District and 1467 from different other Districts, states the National Operation Centre for Prevention of COVID-19 Outbreak (NOCPCO).

  • Salvation Army-Donated New Ventilator to be Sent to Ratnapura Base Hospital

    06th June 2021 06:48:28 Hours

    The Territorial Salvation Army Headquarters at Colombo 2 using their own allocated funds for COVID-19 treatment and prevention work in Sri Lanka donated a BiPap Ventilator, worth about Rs 1.3 million for use of patients with chronic respiratory complications to General Shavendra Silva, Head, NOCPCO, Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army at the Army Headquarters.

  • Philanthropists Donate Parameter Monitors

    06th June 2021 06:44:44 Hours

    A combined donation of 6 multi parameter monitors, worth about Rs 1.5 million to the High Dependency Unit (HDU) of the Colombo Army Hospital COVID-19 ward took place on Friday (4).

  • 65 Division Troops Initiate Donation of Dry Ration Packs

    05th June 2021 08:37:05 Hours