The Ministry of Health says 10,301 more COVID-19 patients in total were discharged from medical care today (October 12) as they have recovered from the virus infection.
This brings the total number of recoveries reported in the country to 490,800.
Since the outbreak of the pandemic last year, Sri Lanka has confirmed as many as 527,064 cases of COVID-19.
According to official data, 22,910 virus-infected patients are currently receiving treatment at hospitals, treatment centres and homes.
Meanwhile, the death from novel coronavirus stands at 13,354.