Sri Lanka’s state hospital system has a daily demand of 40 tonnes for oxygen
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About half the 278 tonnes of oil on board the container vessel could spill
Virgin polyethene granules are worth about 1000 US dollar a tonne.
Extends wishes for a speedy recovery
Daily tests have come down to 17,000 from 25,000
New beds will not be able to keep pace with growing numbers of patients, doctors warned
China has informed President Gotabaya Rajapaksa of the decision
Some philanthropists had offered to pay for and give vaccines free, he claimed
Total deaths reached 1,051 on May 19
Passengers can however depart the country.
Mullativu added from 2300 hours May 17
There will be a break on May 25
With the latest deaths, the total went up to 962. Among the dead was a 37 year old man from Bandarawela.
"If symptoms worsen needing medical care they will be admitted to hospital."
Sri Lanka Medical Association had warned of a rise in deaths
By the end of the day on May 13, 26,126 Coronavirus patients were under medical care after 1,145 were discharged.
The Air Force was planning to produce 50 machines and was ready to make more
Public to travel out based on ID numbers. Nightly curfew-like restriction
Govt. stops dithering and takes action to contain the fast-spreading Covid-19 wave; total deaths reach 850
"Unless action is instituted today, there will be an exponential rise of cases followed by a surge"
Another 85,000 Sputnik vaccine doses expected soon
Deaths reported rose to a new high of 26 taking the total to 827
The Health Ministry said 20,657 patients were under medical care by 2025 hours on May 09 up from 17,985
"If the patients number continues to increase there may come a time where patients need to stay at home"
A UK variant has triggered a third wave putting pressure on hospitals
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