720 COVID-19 positive cases were identified in Sri Lanka yesterday.
Accordingly, the coronavirus caseload increases to 526,383.
All 720 infections were linked to the New Year COVID-19 cluster.
The Epidemiology Unit of the Ministry of Health said 32,955 persons are currently receiving treatment for the coronavirus at several facilities.
Meanwhile, 468 individuals recovered from COVID-19 and were discharged during the past 24-hours raising total recoveries to 480,097.
Furthermore, 35 COVID-19 deaths were confirmed yesterday increasing the coronavirus death toll to 13,331.