555 COVID-19 positive cases were identified in Sri Lanka yesterday, all linked to the New Year cluster.
Sri Lanka’s COVID-19 caseload accordingly rose to 536,084.
298 individuals recovered from COVID-19 and were discharged during the past 24-hours raising recoveries to 503,388.
The Epidemiology Unit of the Ministry of Health said 19,085 persons are currently receiving treatment for coronavirus at several facilities across the country.
18 persons succumbed to the novel coronavirus increasing Sri Lanka’s death toll to 13,611.