The balance of the Covid-19 Healthcare and Social Security Fund has now surpassed 871 million rupees with corporate, individual and direct donations. A sum of over 05 million rupees have been donated by the Lanka Electricity Company to the fund today. All the donations are credited to the special account opened under the number 85737373 at the Corporate Branch of the Bank of Ceylon. Local, as well as foreign donors, have made their contributions to the Fund. Donations to Covid–19 Healthcare and Social Security Fund have been exempted from taxes and foreign exchange regulations. Deposits can be made through cheques or telegraphic transfers.
- A group of 164 Sri Lankans stranded in India were brought back to the island
- The President meets the religious leaders