The number of COVID-19 cases confirmed in the country has risen to 582,067.
The Department of Government Information said 472 persons tested positive for the virus thus far today.
All cases were linked to the New Year COVID-19 cluster.
Accordingly 8,708 persons are currently receiving treatment for coronavirus at several facilities across the country.
Earlier today, 301 persons who recovered from COVID-19 were discharged from hospitals, raising the number of recoveries in the country to 558,527.
Meanwhile, yesterday, another 21 coronavirus related fatalities were confirmed in Sri Lanka, raising the death toll to 14,832.