1,665 individuals tested positive for COVID-19 today.
1,653 persons among the group were linked to the New Year coronavirus cluster while 12 individuals were identified as recently arrivals from overseas.
Accordingly, Sri Lanka’s coronavirus caseload rose to 298,181.
1,405 individuals recovered from COVID-19 and were discharged raising total recoveries to 269,007.
25,027 individuals are currently being treated for the coronavirus at facilities across the island.