Sri Lanka’s COVID-19 death toll has risen to 625 with the confirmation of five more fatalities.
The GMOA says the coronavirus can be contained if the public, health units and the government fulfil roles equally.
The government says an undue fear need not be created over the increase in COVID-19 cases reported at present.
The number of COVID-19 infections recorded in the country has increased to 97,365.
A decision has been taken to prevent the conduct of May Day rallies and related events.
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.