570 COVID-19 cases were detected in Sri Lanka yesterday.
569 were identified from the New Year cluster while one individual who arrived in the island recently from overseas also contracted the virus.
Accordingly, the country’s coronavirus caseload increases to 532,218.
354 individuals recovered from COVID-19 and were discharged during the past 24-hours raising total coronavirus recoveries to 492,975.
The Epidemiology Unit of the Ministry of Health said 25,736 persons are currently receiving treatment for the coronavirus at several facilities.
23 COVID-19 deaths were also recorded yesterday, increasing the virus-death toll to 13,507.