Inflation ( CCPI)1.5% (April 2024)
GDP4.5% (4Q 2023)
Unemployment4.3% (4Q 2023)
3M T-Bill Rate8.76%
12M T-Bill Rate9.29%
2Y T-Bond Rate10.00%/ 10.05%
4Y T-Bond Rate10.70% / 10.80%
USD/LKR299/300
Reserves $5.438Bn (April 2024)
Cum. Trade Deficit $1,229 Mn (March 2024 cumulative)
Cum. Fiscal DeficitLKR 2,320 Bn (Dec 2023)

Number of PCR tests fell while COVID19 positive cases up

HealthMay 2, 2021
Number of PCR tests fell while COVID19 positive cases up
The total number of PCR tests carried out during the last two days fell from its peak of 27,104 on 29th April to 23,631 on 1st May. The country recorded the highest number of positive cases of a single day yesterday after find 1,716 cases and nine COVID-related deaths have been recorded, increasing the death toll to 687.

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