Another 167 COVID-19 related fatalities have been confirmed in Sri Lanka.
The Government Information Department said the deaths were confirmed to have occurred yesterday, the 15th of August.
Accordingly, Sri Lanka’s coronavirus related death toll increases to 6,263.
This is the highest number of deaths reported in a single day, to date.
The Department said 103 males and 64 females were among the deceased.
130 persons, 80 males and 50 females, were 60 years or above while 36 individuals, 22 female and 14 females, were between 30 and 59 years of age.
One male among the fatalities was below the age of 30.