488 individuals tested positive for COVID-19 thus far today.
All new infections were linked to the New Year cluster.
Accordingly, Sri Lanka’s virus caseload increased to 530,909.
347 individuals recovered from COVID-19 and were discharged during the past 24-hours raising recoveries to 492,305.
Meanwhile, The Epidemiology Unit of the Ministry of Health said 25,132 persons are currently receiving treatment for the coronavirus at several facilities.