Remains of 24 individuals who passed away after contracting the novel coronavirus have been buried since Friday.
The Gampaha district recorded the highest number of new COVID-19 cases in the country yesterday.
COVID-19 vaccine doses received as part of the WHO COVAX facility will be administered from today, on citizens above 60 years.
All schools across the island, excluding those in the Western Province, will reopen for all grades on Monday.
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.