4,602 individuals tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, increasing Sri Lanka’s virus caseload to 412,370.
4,597 among the group were identified as linked to the New Year cluster while five individuals who arrived in the island from overseas recently also contracted the virus.
The Epidemiology Unit of the Ministry of Health said 53,144 individuals are currently being treated for the coronavirus at facilities across the island.
Sri Lanka’s coronavirus recoveries rose past 350,000 yesterday with 2,139 individuals discharged during the past 24-hours.
Total coronavirus recoveries increased to 351,069.