Another 121 coronavirus related fatalities have been confirmed in Sri Lanka, raising the death toll to 11,938.
The Director General of Health Services in a statement said all 121 deaths occurred yesterday, the 16th of September. 62 males and 59 females were among the victims.
92 persons, 45 males and 47 females among the group that succumbed to the virus, were 60 years of age or above.
Meanwhile, 28 individuals, 16 males and 12 females, were between 30 and 59 years of age.
One male below the age of 30 years also passed away yesterday after contracting the novel coronavirus.