296 individuals have tested positive for COVID-19 thus far today.
Accordingly, total coronavirus infections have risen to 658,493.
69 individuals earlier recovered from COVID-19 and were discharged raising total recoveries to 624,745.
The Epidemiology Unit of the Ministry of Health said 17,312 persons are currently receiving treatment for coronavirus at several facilities.
Sri Lanka’s COVID-19 death toll is at 16,436.