Kuwait has suspended flights, and barred entry to travellers, from Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Pakistan and Nepal until further notice.
Govt says doctors will reach a final decision, as experts have claimed there is no issue in administering two types of vaccines.
Police have arrested another 548 individuals for violating quarantine regulations yesterday.
Another 26 COVID-19 related fatalities have been confirmed in Sri Lanka, raising the death toll to 827.
The number of COVID-19 cases confirmed in the country has risen to 128,530 following the detection of 2,624 patients yesterday.
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.