Another 854 individuals have tested positive for COVID-19.
Accordingly, a total of 3,627 new COVID-positive cases have been identified thus far today.
Sri Lanka’s coronavirus caseload accordingly increases to 447,757.
3,619 individuals among the positive cases were identified as linked to the New Year cluster while eight persons were identified as recent arrivals from overseas.
1,952 individuals recovered from COVID-19 and were discharged earlier.
Accordingly, Sri Lanka’s coronavirus total recoveries increased to 378,168.
The Epidemiology Unit of the Ministry of Health said 59,985 persons are currently receiving treatment for coronavirus at several facilities across the country.