Sri Lankan Army has set up a temporary improvised hospital to combat the current surge in COVID-19 numbers in Sri Lanka. The improvised hospital was constructed by the Sri Lankan Army’s Seva Vanitha Unit with support from the Brandix Green Plant. Photo by Gayan Sammera/Xinhua The 1,200 bed hospital willContinue Reading

Sri Lankans are currently queuing up to get a jab of the Chinese Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine following a third wave of outbreak of the COVID-19 virus. The South Asian nation currently has 140,471 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with an additional 22,330 suspected cases hospitalized. Hundreds have queued up at theContinue Reading

Sri Lankan Government has announced that strict island wide restrictions would be imposed following a surge in COVID-19 cases across South Asia. General Shavendra Silva who is the army commander and the head of the National Operations Center for the Prevention of COVID-19  stated that nationwide travel restrictions would beContinue Reading

The Maldives Food and Drug Authority has granted the approval to use the Sputnik V (Gam-COVID-Vac) COVID-19 vaccines developed in Russia. The approval was granted with several conditions attached. According to the Maldives Food and Drug Authority, the SPUTNIK V vaccine would be used to vaccinate against COVID-19 in patientsContinue Reading