The World Health Organization (WHO) has criticised the rollout of coronavirus vaccines in Europe as being “unacceptably slow”. It also says the situation in the region is more worrying than it has been for several months. Vaccination campaigns in much of Europe have been hit by delays and the number of infections is rising. France is the latest country to announce new lockdown measures, lasting four weeks.
- Aluth Sahal Mangalya will be held under the patronage of the President in Anuradhapura
- The Army and the police have beefed up security in conjunction with Easter Sunday.