Another 155 COVID-19 related fatalities have been confirmed in Sri Lanka, raising the coronavirus death toll in the country to 5,775.
The Director General of Health Services in a statement said all 155 deaths occurred yesterday, 12th of August.
85 males and 70 females were among the victims.
111 persons, 58 males and 53 females among the group that succumbed to the virus, were 60 years of age or above.
Meanwhile, 41 individuals, 27 male and 14 females, were between 30 and 59 years of age.
Three females below the age of 30 years also passed away yesterday after contracting the novel coronavirus.