New coronavirus variant found in travelers from Brazil: Japan government

A new coronavirus variant has been detected in four travelers from Brazil’s Amazonas state, Japan’s Health Ministry said on Sunday, in the latest instance the pandemic virus is evolving. A ministry official said studies were underway into the efficacy of vaccines against the new variant, which differs from highly-infectious variants first found in Britain and […]

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797 more COVID infected patients reported today

A total of 797 individuals have tested positive for the coronavirus today (December 08), the Department of Government Information said. Among them, 567 have been identified from the Peliyagoda Fish Market cluster. The remaining 230 patients have been detected from the prison cluster. Accordingly, Sri Lanka has reported 29,378 infections of the COVID-19 virus in […]

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Government hasn’t totally scrapped Colombo Light Rail Project: State Minister Cabral

The Government has not totally scrapped the Greater Colombo Light Train Project, State Minister for Finance, Capital Markets and State Enterprise Reforms Ajith Nivard Cabral informed Parliament today. “We might go ahead with the project in another five years’ time,” the State Minister said in response to a question posed by Leader of Opposition Sajith […]

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