Lankapage Logo CP 22 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Health Ministry issues circular allocating 50 percent of hospital beds to COVID patients
Wed, Aug 11, 2021, 10:13 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Aug 11, Colombo: The Ministry of Health has issued a circular directing that 50 percent of the beds in all government hospitals be reserved for Covid patients with immediate effect.

Dr. Asela Gunawardena, Director General of Health Services, said these measures have been taken to keep Covid patients in hospitals without hindering the normal day-to-day routine of surgeries and caesarean sections for emergency patients, pregnant mothers etc.

In addition, patients who are recovering in the main hospitals that treat coronavirus patients will be referred to the intermediate hospitals for additional treatment and a system will be set up to accommodate the new coronavirus patients in the main hospitals on a regular basis, he said.

 

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories ::
Minister of Industries commends Aban’s project to locally manufacture refrigerators and air conditioners
-- [10 minutes ago]
1 MW solar power plant in Monaragala added to national grid
-- [21 minutes ago]
Supreme Court fixes February 03 to hear Bathiudeen’s appeal against Wilpattu verdict
-- [43 minutes ago]
Coronavirus update: 552 new COVID-19 cases identified Friday, total rises to 534,975
-- [1 hour and 8 minutes ago]
EMS provider GPV breaks ground on new factory in Sri Lanka
-- [1 hour and 24 minutes ago]
Sri Lanka Opposition Leader seeks China’s assistance to manage debt crisis
-- [2 hours ago]
Train services in the Western Province to resume from October 25
-- [2 hours ago]
Sri Lanka President orders COVID-19 booster shots for frontline workers, tourism industry from November 01
-- [3 hours ago]
Sri Lanka’s CICT declared Asia’s Best Container Terminal under 4 million TEU for 5th consecutive year
-- [3 hours ago]
One Day Service to issue National Identity Cards resumes from Monday
-- [4 hours ago]

Copyright © 2000, 2020 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of LankaPage.com, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from LankaPage.com, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.