Inflation ( CCPI)0.9% (May 2024)
GDP5.3% (1Q 2024)
Unemployment4.3% (4Q 2023)
3M T-Bill Rate9.39%
12M T-Bill Rate9.90%
2Y T-Bond Rate10.10%/ 10.20%
4Y T-Bond Rate11.10% / 11.25%
USD/LKR304/305
Reserves $5.4Bn (May 2024)
Cum. Trade Deficit $1,229 Mn (March 2024 cumulative)
Cum. Fiscal DeficitLKR 2,320 Bn (Dec 2023)

Daily number of PCR Tests plunged for the second day

COVID19May 25, 2021
Daily number of PCR Tests plunged for the second day
The average number of PCR tests conducted per day toped 25,700 on 19th May but since then it starts to fell gradually. PCR tests carried out for the last two days plunged to a little over 17,000. This has resulted in an average daily positive rate to climb from 10% to 14%. The rate was around 4% in mid of April.

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