453 individuals tested positive for COVID-19 thus far today, with all infections linked to the New Year cluster.
Sri Lanka’s coronavirus caseload accordingly increases to 531,523.
Meanwhile, 316 individuals recovered from COVID-19 and were discharged during the past 24-hours raising coronavirus recoveries to 492,621.
The Epidemiology Unit of the Ministry of Health said 25,418 persons are currently receiving treatment for the coronavirus at several facilities.
12 persons succumbed to the novel coronavirus yesterday increasing Sri Lanka’s COVID-19 related death toll to 13,484.