Another 685 COVID-19 cases have been detected in Sri Lanka today, raising the number of confirmed infections to 516,209.
All new cases have been linked to the New Year COVID-19 cluster.
Accordingly, the Epidemiology Unit of the Ministry of Health said 46,566 persons are currently receiving treatment for coronavirus at several facilities across the country.
Earlier today, 770 persons who recovered from COVID-19 were discharged from hospitals, raising the number of recoveries in the country to 456,857.
2,711 suspected COVID-19 cases are also under medical observation at present.
Sri Lanka’s coronavirus death toll is currently at 12,786.