National Operation Centre for Prevention of
COVID - 19 Outbreak

News Features

  • SLMA-Gifted Pulse Oximeters Distributed Among the Most Deserving in Gampaha and Colombo

    06th September 2021 07:46:26 Hours

    More than 50 Pulse Oximeters, gifted to the NOCPCO by the Sri Lanka Medical Association (SLMA), presided by Medical Specialist, Dr Padma Gunarathna for distribution among patients under care in the SLMA-NOCPCO-run Home-based Intergrated Patient Management System for COVID patients were shared among the most deserving in Gampaha and Colombo districts on Friday (3).

  • Vaccination Programme in the Deep South Begins

    05th September 2021 08:42:39 Hours

    The vaccination of the 1st dose of the vaccine for youngones between 20 - 30 years as directed by HE the President commenced in the Southern region on Thursday (2) covering general areas of Tangalle, Ambalanthota and Tissamaharamaya to begin with.

  • Troops Convert Ayurveda Hospital Ward as One More ICC in Aparekka

    05th September 2021 08:38:01 Hours

    Troops of the 613 Brigade of the 61 Division took steps to convert a ward in the Ayurvedic hospital in Aparekka to serve as an Intermediate Care Centre (ICC) in the event of any surge in the number of infectees of COVID-19 in the region. The converted ICC began its operations on Tuesday (31).

  • Vaccination Programme to be Further Expanded - Head NOCPCO

    03rd September 2021 06:30:38 Hours

    One more round of the Task Force’s weekly meeting at the National Operation Centre for Prevention of COVID-19 Outbreak (NOCPCO) got underway this afternoon (01) at Rajagiriya, headed by General Shavendra Silva, Head NOCPCO, Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army and the Medical Specialist, Dr Asela Gunwardena, Director General of Health Services.

  • NOCPCO Head Spells out the Status Quo & People’s Social Responsibilities in ‘Get Real’ TV Feature

    31st August 2021 09:24:08 Hours

    General Shavendra Silva, Head of the National Operation Centre for Prevention of COVID 19 Outbreak (NOCPCO), Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army was featured in the ‘Derana’ 24x7 popular ‘Get Real’ talk show this evening (30) as the main resource person.

  • Troops Throw Weight Behind Preparation of ICC for Affected Monks

    31st August 2021 09:16:32 Hours

    Sri Lanka Army troops on the directions of the Army Chief are now engaged in the construction of the first-ever Intermediate Care Centre (ICC) for COVID-19-affected Buddhist monks in the country at the International Vipassana Meditation Centre in Colombo.

  • One More Coordinating Conference on COVID-19 Control Held in Vavuniya

    31st August 2021 09:13:37 Hours

    Major General Hemantha Bandara, Commander Security Forces-Wanni as the Overall Coordinator for Prevention of COVID- 19 in the District of Vavuniya and the acting District Secretary for Vavuniya Mr. T Thiresh Kumara presided one more round of the coordinating conference on 25 August 2021 at the District Secretariat Office, Vavuniya.

  • Canada-based Philanthropist, Her Family, friends & well wishers Donate Vital Ventilator

    31st August 2021 09:11:02 Hours

    An expensive Resmed Stellar 100 Non-Invasive Ventilator, which offers a comprehensive range of therapy modes for patients with changing respiratory needs, worth about Rs 1.24 m was donated to the Colombo Army Hospital COVID -19 treatment unit on Thursday (26) by Dr Chithraleka Abeysinghe, her family members, relatives, friends and her patients, based in Ontario, Canada.

  • Old Anandians in Victoria Gift Multiparameter Monitor

    31st August 2021 09:09:01 Hours

    The Old Anandians’ Association of Victoria, Australia on Thursday (26) donated a multiparameter monitor, worth about Rs 825000 to the COVID unit at the Army Hospital for treatment of affected patients.

  • Quarantine Curfew Extended Till 6 September- Head, NOCPCO

    31st August 2021 09:07:25 Hours

    The quarantine curfew that was imposed at 10.00 pm on 20 August 2021 which is supposed to expire on 30th August 2021 has been extended till 4.00 am on 6 September 2021 following a directive given by HE the President during one more session of the Presidential Task Force, held this morning (27).