713 COVID-19 cases were identified in Sri Lanka yesterday.
Accordingly, the total coronavirus caseload rose to 580,922.
One individual who arrived in the island from overseas was among the group that tested positive for the virus.
294 individuals recovered from COVID-19 and were discharged during the past 24-hours raising recoveries to 557,915.
The Epidemiology Unit of the Ministry of Health said 8,212 persons are currently receiving treatment for the coronavirus at several facilities.
24 COVID-19 deaths were recorded today increasing Sri Lanka’s virus death toll to 14,795.