Remains of nine persons who passed away with COVID-19 buried at a site in Oddamavadi, Batticaloa, today.
Another 156 COVID-19 cases have been detected today in the country, raising the number of confirmed infections to 84,948.
Four more COVID-19 related fatalities have been confirmed in the country, raising the death toll to 493.
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.