70 Grama Seva divisions in ten districts have been placed under isolation with immediate effect.
21 more COVID-19 related fatalities have been recorded, increasing Sri Lanka's death toll to 962.
Travel restrictions that were imposed in the country since Friday owing to the threat of the coronavirus was lifted as of 4am today.
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.