Another 498 COVID-19 cases have been detected in Sri Lanka today, raising the number of confirmed infections to 551,343.
All new cases have been linked to the New Year COVID-19 cluster.
Accordingly, the Epidemiology Unit of the Ministry of Health said 13,419 persons are currently receiving treatment for coronavirus at several facilities across the country.
Earlier today, 426 persons who recovered from COVID-19 were discharged from hospitals, raising the number of recoveries in the country to 523,929.
Sri Lanka’s coronavirus death toll is currently at 13,995.