The number of COVID-19 cases confirmed in the country has risen to 504,491 following the detection of 1,733 patients yesterday.
Among yesterday’s cases all 1,733 were linked to the New Year COVID-19 cluster.
The Epidemiology Unit of the Ministry of Health said 60,328 persons are currently receiving treatment for coronavirus at several facilities across the country.
Yesterday, 1,002 persons who recovered from COVID-19 were discharged from hospitals, raising the number of recoveries in the country to 432,038.
2,363 suspected COVID-19 cases are also under medical observation at present.
Meanwhile, another 103 coronavirus related fatalities were confirmed in Sri Lanka, raising the death toll to 12,125.