The number of COVID-19 cases confirmed in the country has risen to 525,663 following the detection of 726 patients yesterday.
All cases detected yesterday were linked to the New Year COVID-19 cluster.
The Epidemiology Unit of the Ministry of Health said 32,738 persons are currently receiving treatment for coronavirus at several facilities across the country.
Yesterday, 447 persons who recovered from COVID-19 were discharged from hospitals, raising the number of recoveries in the country to 479,629.
2,599 suspected COVID-19 cases are also under medical observation at present.
Meanwhile, yesterday, another 29 coronavirus related fatalities were confirmed in Sri Lanka, raising the death toll to 13,296.