231 individuals have recovered from COVID-19 during the past 24-hours and have been discharged.
Accordingly, total coronavirus recoveries have risen to 560,725.
The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases rose to 587,245 following the detection of 499 patients yesterday.
The Epidemiology Unit of the Ministry of Health said 11,541 persons are currently receiving treatment for the coronavirus at several facilities.
Meanwhile, yesterday, another 17 coronavirus related fatalities were confirmed in Sri Lanka, raising the death toll to 14,979.