Inflation ( CCPI)1.7% (June 2024)
GDP5.3% (1Q 2024)
Unemployment4.3% (4Q 2023)
3M T-Bill Rate9.55%
12M T-Bill Rate10.07%
2Y T-Bond Rate10.55%/ 10.65%
4Y T-Bond Rate11.80% / 11.85%
USD/LKR303/304
Reserves $5.6Bn (June 2024)
Cum. Trade Deficit $2,180 Mn (May 2024 cumulative)
Cum. Fiscal DeficitLKR 361Bn (April 2024)

Wuhan coronavirus compared to other major viruses, it is spreading faster than SARS

HealthJan 27, 2020
Wuhan coronavirus compared to other major viruses, it is spreading faster than SARS
Ebola was the worse out of major viruses that have killed more 13,500 people. This coronavirus is not as deadly as SARS, though the two belong to the same family. It threatens people with weakened immune systems. There are more than 50 confirmed cases in 13 places outside of mainland China, including at least five in the United States. Ivory Coast tests the first person in Africa for coronavirus. Chinese women in Sri Lanka test positive for the virus.

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