Sri Lanka has confirmed 201 new Coronavirus case on October 24, taking the total to 7,354, as more suburbs of the capital was put under quarantine curfew.
Sri Lanka's Colombo Hilton and Shangri - La have said a staff member each had been confirmed with Coronavirus and protective measures are being taken.
Sri Lanka has expanded a curfew in the capital Colombo to Gothatuwa and Mulleriyawa suburbs from 1900 hours, the state information office said.
The Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC) has called for an explanation from the four of their Members of Parliament who voted in favour of the 20th Amendment to the Constitution on Thursday, a statement from the party said.
Sri Lankan health officials identified 866 new COVID-19 patients over a 24-hour period that ended at 6am today (24), the National Operations Centre for the Prevention of COVID-19 (NOCPOC) said.By Chanka Jayasinghe
Sri Lanka is continuing to send first contacts of confirmed Coronavirus patients on home quarantine pending Covid-19 PCR tests, amid a 'serious' situation health officials said, showing a gap compared to the strategy followed by more successful countries like Vietnam.
Dr. Jehan Perera - Executive Director National Peace Council