205 more COVID-19 cases have been detected in Sri Lanka increasing the country's infections to 82,855.
220 individuals have tested positive for COVID-19 thus far today increasing infections in the country to 82,650.
Eight more COVID-19 cases have been identified from within prisons.
The number of COVID-19 recoveries in Sri Lanka exceeded 78,000 with 748 individuals recovering and discharged.
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.