527 individuals have tested positive for COVID-19 thus far today.
All new infections were linked to the New year cluster.
Accordingly, Sri Lanka’s coronavirus cases have risen to 529,608.
366 individuals recovered from COVID-19 and were discharged during the past 24-hours increasing total recoveries to 491,604.
The Epidemiology Unit of the Ministry of Health said 24,596 persons are currently receiving treatment for the coronavirus at several facilities.