Hajj 2021: Muslim pilgrims collect around Capital to use prayer
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Published at Mon, 19 Jul 2021 09:35:51 -0500
Delta version of Covid-19 dispersing quickly in Sri Lanka
COLOMBO: The highly transmissible Delta variant of coronavirus is spreading rapidly throughout Sri Lanka and comprise around 30 per cent of the new cases reported in Colombo, the health authorities stated on Monday, advising the government to stop unwinding travel limitations.
Deputy Director-General of health services Dr Hemantha Herath told reporters that the Delta variation, first reported in India, has likewise spread to the southern districts of Galle, and Matara, in addition to the northern districts of Jaffna and Kilinochchi.
“We have actually noticed that in between 25-30 percent of new cases reported from Colombo are of the Delta variation,” Herath stated.
The health officials stated that about 35 cases of the Delta version of SARS-CoV-2, the infection that causes Covid-19, have actually been found in Sri Lanka so far.
Sri Lanka is fighting the 3rd wave of coronavirus. More than 1,000 new Covid-19 infections are recorded daily, in addition to nearly 50 deaths.
The authorities have relaxed limitations put because early May. Still inter-provincial travel stays in limbo till August 1.
The very first found five cases of the Delta variation came from Colombo on June 17.
The public health inspectors have actually encouraged the federal government against further relaxing travel restrictions.
Sri Lanka has taped near 300,000 cases because the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic in March 2020 with deaths nearing 3,700. Over 256,000 people have recuperated from the infection.
Published at Mon, 19 Jul 2021 08:49:11 -0500