Sri Lanka’s today reached another grim milestone confirming the 350,000th COVID-19 case, since the pandemic began.
Another 2,423 COVID-19 cases were detected in the country today, raising the number of confirmed infections to 350,693.
All new cases have been linked to the New Year COVID-19 cluster.
Accordingly, the Epidemiology Unit of the Ministry of Health said 37,573 persons are currently receiving treatment for coronavirus at several facilities across the country.
Earlier today, 2,717 persons who recovered from COVID-19 were discharged from hospitals, raising the number of recoveries in the country to 307,345.
3,179 suspected COVID-19 cases are also under medical observation at present.
Sri Lanka’s coronavirus death toll is currently at 5,775.