According to Epidemiology Unit of the Health Ministry, 1,897 new COVID-19 cases were reported yesterday. In addition, 42 foreign arrivals have also reported yesterday. According to the Epidemiology Unit report yesterday, a total of 117,529 COVID-19 cases have been reported and 16,734 infected patients are being treated at hospitals. Sri Lanka confirmed 11 deaths due to COVID-19 yesterday raising the total to 720 and 100,075 patients have fully recovered and been discharged from hospitals. According to the Epidemiology Unit report, so far total of 928,107 people have received a first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and out of them 140,721 have received the second dose.
- Prime Minister Rajapaksa was elected as the Chairman of the ADB Board of Governors.
- The Mattala Interchange of the Southern Expressway has been temporarily closed.