Eight more COVID-19 cases have been identified from within prisons.
The Deputy Director General of Health Services says they expect two key objectives to be met through the vaccination drive.
The number of COVID-19 recoveries in Sri Lanka exceeded 78,000 with 748 individuals recovering and discharged.
The Colombo District has once again reported the highest number of COVID-19 cases yesterday, recording 151 infections.
497 individuals tested positive for the coronavirus yesterday increasing infections in Sri Lanka to 82,430.
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.