Another 202 coronavirus related fatalities have been confirmed in Sri Lanka, raising the death toll to 9,806.
The Director General of Health Services in a statement said all 202 deaths occurred yesterday, the 2nd of September.
113 males and 89 females were among the victims.
155 persons, 87 males and 68 females among the group that succumbed to the virus, were 60 years of age or above.
Meanwhile, 42 individuals, 24 males and 18 females, were between 30 and 59 years of age.
Five individuals, two males and three females who were below the age of 30 years also passed away yesterday after contracting the novel coronavirus.