Another 136 individuals have tested positive for COVID-19.
Accordingly, a total of 564 new infections have been recorded today, all cases linked to the New Year cluster.
Sri Lanka’s coronavirus caseload accordingly increases to 539,980.
316 individuals earlier recovered and were discharged during the past 24-hours.
The Epidemiology Unit of the Ministry of Health said 13,774 persons are currently receiving treatment for coronavirus at several facilities across the country.
19 COVID-19 deaths were confirmed today increasing the virus death toll to 13,725.