The number of COVID-19 cases confirmed in the country has risen to 354,968 following the detection of 3,435 patients yesterday.
All cases detected yesterday are linked to the New Year COVID-19 cluster.
The Epidemiology Unit of the Ministry of Health said 39,140 persons are currently receiving treatment for coronavirus at several facilities across the country.
Yesterday, 2,387 persons who recovered from COVID-19 were discharged from hospitals, raising the number of recoveries in the country to 309,732.
3,272 suspected COVID-19 cases are also under medical observation at present.
Meanwhile, yesterday, another 161 coronavirus related fatalities were confirmed in Sri Lanka, raising the death toll to 6,096.