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Asia Today: Sri Lanka orders closures to contain virus (source — www.independent.co.uk) 09/10/2020 07:48:48

Sri Lankan health authorities are working to contain a growing cluster of new coronavirus infections, ordering the closure of bars, restaurants, casinos, nightclubs and spas

Asia Today: Sri Lanka expands curfew, closes gov't offices (source — www.independent.co.uk) 08/10/2020 15:47:03

Authorities in Sri Lanka are closing key government offices and further expanding a curfew in an attempt to contain a surging coronavirus outbreak

Sri Lanka closes key state offices as virus outbreak surges (source — www.independent.co.uk) 08/10/2020 07:07:45

Authorities in Sri Lanka have closed key government offices and further expanded a curfew to contain a surging coronavirus outbreak

Sri Lanka widens curfew, bans gatherings as virus surges (source — www.independent.co.uk) 07/10/2020 08:22:43

Authorities in Sri Lanka have widened a curfew and warned of legal action against those evading treatment for COVID-19 after reporting an escalating cluster centered around a garment factory in the ca...

Asia Today: Sri Lanka bans public gatherings amid sharp rise (source — www.independent.co.uk) 07/10/2020 05:24:26

Sri Lankan authorities have banned all public gatherings as a new cluster of COVID-19 expands in the Indian Ocean island nation

The Latest: 321 infected at garment factory in Sri Lanka (source — www.independent.co.uk) 06/10/2020 09:45:06

Sri Lanka says more than 300 garment factory workers are infected with the coronavirus

Sri Lanka to offer livestreams from wildlife parks (source — www.independent.co.uk) 23/09/2020 15:04:26

Sri Lankan authorities have announced that they will offer livestreams from the island nation’s wildlife parks, in a move to help revive a tourism industry that has been decimated by the coronav...

AP Top Stories September 9 (source — rssfeeds.usatoday.com) 09/09/2020 13:26:41

Here's the latest for Wednesday September 9th: Strong winds forecast to spread California fires; Wildfires in Oregon and Washington; NY state coronavirus tests under 1% positive for a month; Fire unde...

AP Top Stories September 9 A (source — rssfeeds.usatoday.com) 09/09/2020 12:55:55

Here's the latest for Wednesday September 9th: Strong winds forecast to spread California fires; Wildfires in Oregon and Washington; NY state coronavirus tests under 1% positive for a month; Fire unde...

Silverwood urges 'inspiration' Anderson to end England's Test summer in style (source — www.theguardian.com) 24/08/2020 22:53:46

‘To finish strong and see Jimmy get his 600th would be fantastic’Pakistan batsmen and weather stand in way of 2-0 series winChris Silverwood urged England’s Test cricketers to sign off from their epic...

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