The number of COVID-19 cases confirmed in the country has risen to 496,423 following the detection of 2,314 patients yesterday.
All cases that were detected yesterday were linked to the New Year COVID-19 cluster.
The Epidemiology Unit of the Ministry of Health said 57,470 persons are currently receiving treatment for coronavirus at several facilities across the country.
Yesterday, 11,605 persons who recovered from COVID-19 were discharged from hospitals, raising the number of recoveries in the country to 427,254.
2,941 suspected COVID-19 cases are also under medical observation at present.
Meanwhile, yesterday, another 132 coronavirus related fatalities were confirmed in Sri Lanka, raising the death toll to 11,699.