512 individuals have tested positive for COVID-19 thus far today.
Accordingly, Sri Lanka’s coronavirus caseload increased to 545,768.
All 512 infections were linked to the New Year cluster.
312 individuals earlier recovered and were discharged raising recoveries to 515,912.
The Epidemiology Unit of the Ministry of Health said 16,417 persons are currently receiving treatment for coronavirus at several facilities.
Meanwhile, yesterday, another 15 coronavirus related fatalities were confirmed in Sri Lanka, raising the death toll to 13,856.