The number of COVID-19 cases confirmed in the country has risen to 567,682 following the detection of 746 patients yesterday.
742 cases were linked to the New Year COVID-19 cluster while four persons who arrived in the country recently from overseas also tested positive for the virus yesterday.
The Epidemiology Unit of the Ministry of Health said 10,895 persons are currently receiving treatment for coronavirus at several facilities across the country.
Yesterday, 316 persons who recovered from COVID-19 were discharged from hospitals, raising the number of recoveries in the country to 542,326.
2,138 suspected COVID-19 cases are also under medical observation at present.
Meanwhile, yesterday, another 21 coronavirus related fatalities were confirmed in Sri Lanka, raising the death toll to 14,461.