The cases include :
Contacts of the Peliyagoda cluster - 554
Prison cluster - 38
According to the situation report of the Epidemiology Unit issued at 10.20pm today (Dec. 20), a total of 594 fresh cases were found within the day while the total number of infections is at 37,261.
It adds that there are 8,818 patients under medical care, 28,267 recoveries and 176 fatalities at the moment.