The Health Ministry Secretary says the country’s hospital system is still able to cope with the active coronavirus cases.
44 COVID-19 patients have been reported from the Katunayake Free Trade Zone.
Minister of Health Pavithra Wanniarachchi says the coronavirus cannot be avoided until a vaccine is made available to all globally.
An Inspector of Police of the Western Province Special Investigations Unit has tested positive for COVID-19.
The number of coronavirus recoveries has risen to 3,457 with 17 persons who contracted the virus discharged after recovering.
Another 60 associates of Minuwangoda factory workers have tested positive for the coronavirus.
10 more coronavirus infected persons have recovered and have been discharged from hospitals during the past 24 hours.
Health units say there is no clear indication that the coronavirus has spread to the community outside of the Minuwangoda cluster.
President Gotabaya Rajapaksa's Policy Statement at the opening session of the ninth Parliament.