Another 205 COVID-19 cases have been detected today in the country, raising the number of confirmed infections to 84,075.
Tourism Minister says the President consented to give priority to vaccinate those in the tourism industry.
The Ministry of Health says the circular containing guidelines for the burial of COVID-19 victims will be issued today.
417 persons who contracted COVID-19 have recovered and were discharged, raising the number of recoveries to 80,437.
Iranaitivu residents commence a protest against the decision to bury the bodies of persons who succumb with COVID within the island.
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.