The number of COVID-19 cases confirmed in the country has risen to 562,520 following the detection of 742 patients yesterday.
All cases were linked to the New Year COVID-19 cluster.
The Epidemiology Unit of the Ministry of Health said 18,553 persons are currently receiving treatment for coronavirus at several facilities across the country.
Yesterday, 422 persons who recovered from COVID-19 were discharged from hospitals, raising the number of recoveries in the country to 529,662.
1,946 suspected COVID-19 cases are also under medical observation at present.
Meanwhile, yesterday, another 27 coronavirus related fatalities were confirmed in Sri Lanka, raising the death toll to 14,305.