715 individuals have tested positive for COVID-19 thus far today.
Accordingly, Sri Lanka’s coronavirus cases have risen to 514,324. All 715 infections were linked to the New Year coronavirus cluster.
812 individuals earlier recovered from COVID-19 and were discharged raising total coronavirus recoveries to 455,344.
The Epidemiology Unit of the Ministry of Health said 46,249 persons are currently receiving treatment for coronavirus at several facilities across the country.