Sri Lanka’s coronavirus recoveries have crossed 500,000.
With 8,790 individuals recovering and recorded as discharged during the past 24-hours, total recoveries increase to 502,464.
The Epidemiology Unit of the Ministry of Health said 17,298 persons are currently receiving treatment for coronavirus at several facilities across the country.
The number of COVID-19 cases confirmed in the country rose to 533,305 with the detection of 539 patients yesterday.
Meanwhile, yesterday, another 18 coronavirus-related fatalities were confirmed, raising the death toll to 13,543.