2,561 COVID-19 cases have been identified yesterday.
2,543 individuals were linked to the New Year cluster while 18 individuals who arrived in the island recently from overseas also contracted the virus.
Accordingly, Sri Lanka’s coronavirus caseload rose to 318,755.
The Epidemiology Unit of the Ministry of Health said 1,754 COVID-19 patients were discharged from hospitals increasing recoveries to 284,524.
29,504 persons are currently receiving treatment for the coronavirus at several facilities across the country.