The fresh cases are all contacts of the Peliyagoda cluster.
The total number of cases recorded today is at 445 while the total number of infections is at 13,419.
The total Covid-19 cases confirmed in Sri Lanka passed the 13,000 mark today (07) as 257 more persons were tested positive for the virus.
According to the Department of Government Information, all the fresh cases have been identified as close contacts of the earlier patients from the Minuwangoda-Peliyagoda cluster which has registered a record total of 9,749 cases since the beginning of October.
The Epidemiology Unit of the Ministry of Health said a majority of them, 178 individuals, were discharged from the Gallela Treatment Centre, during the past 24 hours.
Accordingly, 5,474 individuals including one foreign national are currently undergoing treatment for in Sri Lanka. Another 468 suspected Covid-19 cases are also under medical observation at present.