471 individuals recovered from COVID-19 and were discharged during the past 24-hours.
Accordingly, total coronavirus recoveries rose to 528,400.
The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases rose to 559,605 following the detection of 745 patients yesterday.
The Epidemiology Unit of the Ministry of Health said 17,000 persons are currently receiving treatment for coronavirus at several facilities.
Meanwhile, yesterday, another 23 coronavirus related fatalities were confirmed in Sri Lanka, raising the death toll to 14,205.