715 individuals tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday all linked to the New Year coronavirus cluster.
Accordingly, Sri Lanka’s COVID-19 caseload increases to 548,061.
272 individuals earlier recovered from COVID-19 and were discharged raising coronavirus recoveries to 522,789.
The Epidemiology Unit of the Ministry of Health said 11,345 persons are currently receiving treatment for coronavirus at several facilities across the country.
19 COVID-19 deaths were confirmed yesterday raising the country’s virus death toll to 13,927.