The number of COVID-19 cases confirmed in the country has risen to 586,183.
The Department of Government Information said 419 persons tested positive for the virus thus far today.
All cases were linked to the New Year COVID-19 cluster.
Accordingly 11,154 persons are currently receiving treatment for coronavirus at several facilities across the country.
Earlier today, 210 persons who recovered from COVID-19 were discharged from hospitals, raising the number of recoveries in the country to 560,085.
21 individuals succumbed to the coronavirus yesterday increasing Sri Lanka’s virus-related death toll to 14,944.