1,491 COVID-19 cases have been detected from the Western Province yesterday.
The number of COVID-19 cases confirmed in the country rose to 329,994 following the detection of 2,956 patients yesterday.
852 COVID-19 cases were identified from the Colombo District, 320 from Kalutara, 319 from Gampaha, 255 from Galle, 187 from Ratnapura, 142 from Kandy, 135 from Kegalle and 113 from Jaffna.
96 infections were recorded from Anuradhapura, 95 each from Ampara and Badulla, 76 from Matara, 66 from Monaragala, 59 from Batticaloa, 36 from Vavuniya and 35 from Polonnaruwa.
20 cases were detected from Mannar, 15 from Kurunegala, 10 from Trincomalee, nine from Mullaitivu, seven each from Puttalam and Kilinochchi, four from Hambantota, two from Matale and one from Nuwara Eliya.
Five persons who arrived from overseas also tested positive for the virus yesterday.