The number of COVID-19 cases confirmed in the country has risen to 341,246.
The Department of Government Information said 2,154 persons tested positive for the virus thus far today.
All new cases were linked to the New Year coronavirus cluster.
Accordingly, 35,500 persons are currently receiving treatment for the coronavirus at several facilities across the country.
Meanwhile earlier today the number of COVID-19 recoveries recorded in Sri Lanka exceeded 300,000.
2,244 COVID-19 patients were discharged from hospitals, increasing total recoveries to 300,406.