Another 18 coronavirus related fatalities have been confirmed in Sri Lanka, raising the death toll to 13,543.
The Director General of Health Services in a statement said all 18 deaths were confirmed yesterday, the 19th of October. 11 males and seven females were among the victims.
15 persons, nine males and six females among the group that succumbed to the virus, were 60 years of age or above.
Meanwhile, three individuals, two males and a female, were between 30 and 59 years of age.