14,984 PCR tests were conducted in the country yesterday to identify COVID-19 patients.
More than 200 new COVID-19 cases each have been identified from the Colombo and Gampaha districts yesterday.
7,173 individuals are currently undergoing quarantine at dedicated centres maintained by the Tri Forces.
England defeated Sri Lanka by 7 wickets in the first test at the Galle International Stadium to claim a 1-0 series lead.
Former Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara says he is pleased by Sri Lanka's fightback in the first match against England.
England spinner Jack Leach admits he has found the first Test in Sri Lanka difficult despite claiming a five-for on day four in Galle.
Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa today delivered the 2021 Budget speech in Parliament.
The 20th Amendment to the Constitution was ratified in Parliament with the backing of a two thirds majority.
President Gotabaya Rajapaksa's Policy Statement at the opening session of the ninth Parliament.