Another 28 coronavirus related fatalities have been confirmed in Sri Lanka, raising the death toll to 14,533.
The Director General of Health Services in a statement said all 28 deaths occurred yesterday, the 7th of December.
15 males and 13 females were among the victims.
21 persons, 12 males and nine females among the group that succumbed to the virus, were 60 years of age or above.
Meanwhile, seven individuals, three males and four females between 30 and 59 years of age also passed away yesterday after contracting the novel coronavirus.