The number of COVID-19 cases confirmed in the country has risen to 561,059 following the detection of 714 patients yesterday.
All cases were linked to the New Year COVID-19 cluster.
The Epidemiology Unit of the Ministry of Health said 17,995 persons are currently receiving treatment for coronavirus at several facilities across the country.
Yesterday, 406 persons who recovered from COVID-19 were discharged from hospitals, raising the number of recoveries in the country to 528,806.
1,983 suspected COVID-19 cases are also under medical observation at present.
Meanwhile, yesterday, another 26 coronavirus-related fatalities were confirmed in Sri Lanka, raising the death toll to 14,258.