- Total Number of Cases infected from the Coronavirus have exceeded 76,000 today with the detection of 774 cases today. The present total now stands at 76,428.
- Meanwhile, 6 Covid19 related deaths were reported today (15) bringing the total to 403.
- Total number of recovered patients now stands at 68,696.
- One resident from Havelock City in Colombo has tested positive for the new, highly contagious UK variant of COVID-19, making it the first case to be detected in Colombo city, the Daily Mirror reported.
The Serjeant-at-Arms of the Parliament of Sri Lanka has informed all Parliamentarians that they have been cleared to receive the Covid-19 vaccination from tomorrow (16). Narendra Fernando said the MPs have been asked to visit the Army Hospital in Colombo from 8.30 a.m. to 12.00 noon on the 16, 17, 18 & 19 of February, 2021 to receive the vaccine.
- Complaint lodged with HRCSL over body check on 72 school students for tattoos
- Eight-day study leave for O/L students from Feb.17: Edu. Min. Sec