716 individuals tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, all linked to the New Year cluster.
Accordingly, Sri Lanka’s coronavirus caseload increased to 549,500.
381 individuals earlier recovered from COVID-19 and were discharged during the past 24-hours raising total recoveries to 523,503.
The Epidemiology Unit of the Ministry of Health said 12,025 persons are currently receiving treatment for coronavirus at several facilities.
22 COVID-19 related deaths were all reported yesterday, increasing the country’s death toll to 13,972.