72 COVID-19 related deaths have been confirmed today.
The Government Information Department said the deaths were reported to have occurred yesterday, the 22nd of September.
42 males and 30 females were among the victims.
60 individuals, 33 males and 27 females, were 60 years or above while 12 persons, nine males and three females, were between the ages of 30 and 59.
Accordingly, Sri Lanka’s coronavirus death toll increases to 12,448.