Another 20 coronavirus related fatalities have been confirmed in Sri Lanka, raising the death toll to 14,419.
The Director General of Health Services in a statement said all 20 deaths occurred yesterday, the 2nd of December.
Nine males and 11 females were among the victims.
14 persons, five males and nine females among the group that succumbed to the virus, were 60 years of age or above.
Meanwhile, six individuals, four males and two females, between 30 and 59 years of age also passed away yesterday after contracting the novel coronavirus.