623 COVID-19 cases have been identified thus far today.
The Epidemiology Unit of the Ministry of Health said 321 COVID-positive individuals who were not reported between the 15th and the 31st of December were also added to the total caseload.
Accordingly, total COVID infections in Sri Lanka have risen to 593,072.
The number of COVID-19 recoveries recorded in the country rose to 567,360 with 134 discharged from hospitals today.
10,563 persons are currently receiving treatment for the coronavirus at several facilities.
Meanwhile, 15 individuals have succumbed to the coronavirus yesterday increasing Sri Lanka’s death toll to 15,149.