Another 161 COVID-19 cases have been detected today in the country, raising the number of confirmed infections to 85,637.
Sri Lanka's COVID-19 death toll surpassed 500 today with the confirmation of five new COVID-19 deaths.
176 individuals have tested positive for COVID-19 thus far today.
The President in his address to the nation on the 73rd Independence Day said he will discharge his duties to all Sri Lankans.
Sri Lanka celebrates her 73rd Independence Day today.
Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa today delivered the 2021 Budget speech in Parliament.