The number of COVID-19 cases confirmed in the country has risen to 539,416 following the detection of 556 patients yesterday.
The Epidemiology Unit of the Ministry of Health said 13,545 persons are currently receiving treatment for coronavirus at several facilities across the country.
Yesterday, 302 persons who recovered from COVID-19 were discharged from hospitals, raising the number of recoveries in the country to 512,165.
2,113 suspected COVID-19 cases are also under medical observation at present.
Meanwhile, yesterday, another 10 coronavirus related fatalities were confirmed in Sri Lanka, raising the death toll to 13,706.