Two COVID-related deaths have been recorded, increasing Sri Lanka's death toll to 604.
The number of coronavirus cases recorded in the country has increased to 95,737.
Hundreds of devotees, have tested positive for Covid-19 in India where huge crowds gathered to participate in the Kumbh Mela festival.
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.