The number of COVID-19 cases confirmed in the country has risen to 582,149 following the detection of 554 patients yesterday.
All of the cases were linked to the New Year COVID-19 cluster.
The Epidemiology Unit of the Ministry of Health said 8,790 persons are currently receiving treatment for coronavirus at several facilities across the country.
Yesterday, 301 persons who recovered from COVID-19 were discharged from hospitals, raising the number of recoveries in the country to 558,527.
2,138 suspected COVID-19 cases are also under medical observation at present.
Meanwhile, yesterday, another 21 coronavirus related fatalities were confirmed in Sri Lanka, raising the death toll to 14,832.