772 COVID-19 cases were identified yesterday.
Accordingly, Sri Lanka’s coronavirus caseload increases to 523,550.
All 772 infections were linked to the New Year cluster.
435 individuals recovered from COVID-19 and were discharged during the past 24-hours raising total recoveries to 478,761.
The Epidemiology Unit of the Ministry of Health said 31,560 persons are currently being treated for the coronavirus at several facilities across the country.
44 COVID-19 deaths were also confirmed to have been reported on the 6th of October, raising Sri Lanka’s virus death toll to 13,229.