The number of COVID-19 cases confirmed in the country has risen to 522,778 following the detection of 776 patients yesterday.
All 776 cases were linked to the New Year COVID-19 cluster.
The Epidemiology Unit of the Ministry of Health said 31,267 persons are currently receiving treatment for coronavirus at several facilities across the country.
Yesterday, 475 persons who recovered from COVID-19 were discharged from hospitals, raising the number of recoveries in the country to 478,326.
2,599 suspected COVID-19 cases are also under medical observation at present.
Meanwhile, yesterday, another 43 coronavirus related fatalities were confirmed in Sri Lanka, raising the death toll to 13,185.