Another 927 COVID-19 cases have been detected in Sri Lanka today, raising the number of confirmed infections to 604,581.
Among the new cases, 922 have been linked to the New Year COVID-19 cluster while five persons who arrived from overseas also tested positive for the virus.
Accordingly, the Epidemiology Unit of the Ministry of Health said 12,454 persons are currently receiving treatment for coronavirus at several facilities across the country.
Earlier today, 241 persons who recovered from COVID-19 were discharged from hospitals, raising the number of recoveries in the country to 576,781.
Sri Lanka’s coronavirus death toll is currently at 15,346.