195 COVID-19 related deaths have been recorded in Sri Lanka.
This is the highest number of deaths reported in a single day.
Accordingly, Sri Lanka’s coronavirus related death toll increases to 6,985.
The Government Information Department said 98 males and 97 females were among those who succumbed to the virus.
The Department said one individual who succumbed to the virus was below the age of 30.
43 persons among the fatalities, 25 males and 18 females, were between 30 and 59 years of age.
Meanwhile 151 individuals, 72 males and 97 females, were identified as 60 years or above.