Another 32 coronavirus related fatalities have been confirmed in Sri Lanka, raising the death toll to 15,473.
The Director General of Health Services in a statement said all 32 deaths occurred yesterday, the 31st of January.
15 males and 17 females were among the victims.
23 persons, 12 males and 11 females among the group that succumbed to the virus, were 60 years of age or above.
Meanwhile, three males and six females between 30 and 59 years of age also passed away yesterday after contracting the novel coronavirus.