Another 1,190 COVID-19 cases have been detected in Sri Lanka today, raising the number of confirmed infections to 296,040.
All new cases have been linked to the New Year COVID-19 cluster.
Accordingly, the Epidemiology Unit of the Ministry of Health said 24,384 persons are currently receiving treatment for coronavirus at several facilities across the country.
Earlier today, 937 persons who recovered from COVID-19 were discharged from hospitals, raising the number of recoveries in the country to 267,602.
1,237 suspected COVID-19 cases are also under medical observation at present.