India has reported 314,835 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours - the highest one-day tally recorded anywhere in the world.
Kumudesh says there is no basis to State Minister Jayasumana's statement claiming a new COVID variant is fast spreading among youth.
Over 150 COVID-19 cases have been recorded from the Kurunegala District yesterday.
Five more COVID-19 related fatalities were confirmed in Sri Lanka yesterday, raising the coronavirus death toll to 630.
Sri Lanka’s COVID-19 cases tally surpassed the 98,000 mark yesterday.
The number of coronavirus infections recorded in the country has increased to 97,833.
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.