677 individuals have tested positive for COVID-19 thus far today.
Among those who tested positive today were three individuals who arrived in the island from overseas recently.
Accordingly, Sri Lanka’s coronavirus infections increase to 594,996.
171 individuals were earlier discharged after recovering from the virus, with total recoveries increasing to 567,871.
The Epidemiology Unit of the Ministry of Health said 11,919 persons are currently being treated for the coronavirus at several facilities.
16 individuals were confirmed to have succumbed to the coronavirus yesterday, raising Sri Lanka’s death toll to 15,190.