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Fifteen more persons have tested positive for COVID-19 as of 6.00 pm today (21), says the Ministry of Health.

SL will be normal after all COVID clusters deactivated

Several rounds of discussions are underway to lift the indefinite curfew active in Colombo and Gampaha. The health authorities are likely to...

Bare legs are banned in Israel Schools

Female students of Ra’anana, a city of Tel Aviv, are prevented entering the schools with bare legs amidst of the second day...

Russia approves ‘game-changer’ drug to treat Covid-19 after promising study

Russia has approved a 'game-changer' antiviral drug to treat the coronavirus and is ready to start giving it to infected patients next...

Coronavirus deaths in US top 100,000

The US has passed 100,000 deaths in the coronavirus outbreak in less than four months. It has seen more...

COVID-19: Cases tally hits 1,055 as eight more test positive

Eight more persons have tested positive for COVID-19 as of 11.58 on Thursday (21), says the Ministry of Health.

Coronavirus patients most infectious as they first feel unwell: WHO

It is when people with the novel coronavirus first begin to feel unwell that they are most infectious, World Health Organization (WHO)...

Hong Kong tests salmon samples following Beijing food market coronavirus outbreak

The Hong Kong Food Safety Center (CFS) has taken salmon samples from import and wholesale levels for testing as a precautionary measure...

Satellite data suggests coronavirus may have hit China earlier: Researchers

Most of the world didn't know about China's mysterious new coronavirus outbreak until January, but people at its epicenter started to behave...

US withdraws emergency use of hydroxychloroquine

The United States’ Food and Drug Administration on Monday withdrew emergency use authorization for anti-malarial drug hydroxychloroquine in the treatment of the...

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