The number of COVID-19 cases confirmed in the country has risen to 618,520.
The Department of Government Information said 1,331 persons tested positive for the virus thus far today.
Accordingly 21,720 persons are currently receiving treatment for coronavirus at several facilities across the country.
Earlier today, 435 persons who recovered from COVID-19 were discharged from hospitals, raising the number of recoveries in the country to 581,205.
Meanwhile, yesterday, 23 coronavirus related fatalities were confirmed in Sri Lanka, raising the death toll to 15,595.