Another 644 COVID-19 cases have been detected in Sri Lanka today, raising the number of confirmed infections to 518,526.
All new cases have been linked to the New Year COVID-19 cluster.
Accordingly, the Epidemiology Unit of the Ministry of Health said 47,477 persons are currently receiving treatment for coronavirus at several facilities across the country.
Earlier today, 597 persons who recovered from COVID-19 were discharged from hospitals, raising the number of recoveries in the country to 458,085.
2,598 suspected COVID-19 cases are also under medical observation at present.
Sri Lanka’s coronavirus death toll is currently at 12,964.