The number of COVID-19 cases confirmed in the country has risen to 545,256 following the detection of 626 patients yesterday.
All cases that were detected yesterday were linked to the New Year COVID-19 cluster.
The Epidemiology Unit of the Ministry of Health said 16,217 persons are currently receiving treatment for coronavirus at several facilities across the country.
Yesterday, 271 persons who recovered from COVID-19 were discharged from hospitals, raising the number of recoveries in the country to 515,189.
1,881 suspected COVID-19 cases are also under medical observation at present.
Meanwhile, yesterday, another 15 coronavirus related fatalities were confirmed in Sri Lanka, raising the death toll to 13,856.