Sri Lanka’s coronavirus caseload rose to 558,860 yesterday, with the detection of 740 new infections.
All new cases were linked to the New Year cluster.
Meanwhile, 418 individuals recovered from COVID-19 and were discharged yesterday raising total recoveries to 527,528.
The Epidemiology Unit of the Ministry of Health said 17,150 persons are currently receiving treatment for coronavirus at several facilities across the country.
24 COVID-19 related deaths were also confirmed to have been reported on Monday, increasing Sri Lanka’s virus death toll to 14,182.