351 individuals have tested positive for COVID-19 thus far today.
Four individuals who arrived in the island from overseas, were among those who contracted the virus today.
Accordingly, COVID-19 cases rose to 587,596.
Earlier, 231 individuals recovered from COVID-19 and were discharged raising total coronavirus recoveries to 560,725.
The Epidemiology Unit of the Ministry of Health said 11,874 persons are currently receiving treatment for the coronavirus at several facilities.
Meanwhile, 16 COVID-related deaths were reported yesterday, increasing Sri Lanka’s virus death toll to 14,995.
11 males and five females were among the victims.