638 COVID-19 cases have been detected in Sri Lanka thus far today.
Sri Lanka’s coronavirus caseload accordingly increases to 523,416.
All 638 infections were linked to the New Year cluster.
435 individuals earlier recovered from COVID-19 and were discharged raising total recoveries to 478,761.
The Epidemiology Unit of the Ministry of Health said 31,426 persons are currently being treated for the coronavirus at several facilities across the country.