The number of COVID-19 cases confirmed in the country has risen to 547,346 following the detection of 693 patients yesterday.
All cases detected yesterday were linked to the New Year COVID-19 cluster.
The Epidemiology Unit of the Ministry of Health said 10,921 persons are currently receiving treatment for coronavirus at several facilities across the country.
Yesterday, 333 persons who recovered from COVID-19 were discharged from hospitals, raising the number of recoveries in the country to 522,517.
1,853 suspected COVID-19 cases are also under medical observation at present.
Meanwhile, yesterday, another 16 coronavirus related fatalities were confirmed in Sri Lanka, raising the death toll to 13,908.