Another 1,530 COVID-19 cases have been detected in Sri Lanka today, raising the number of confirmed infections to 502,302.
All new cases have been linked to the New Year COVID-19 cluster.
Accordingly, the Epidemiology Unit of the Ministry of Health said 59,328 persons are currently receiving treatment for coronavirus at several facilities across the country.
Earlier today, 1,260 persons who recovered from COVID-19 were discharged from hospitals, raising the number of recoveries in the country to 431,036.
Sri Lanka’s coronavirus death toll is currently at 11,938.