A male above 60 years of age, has been recorded as the only COVID-19 death to be reported yesterday.
The Government Information Department said Sri Lanka’s coronavirus death increased to 16,416.
Meanwhile, 120 individuals recovered from COVID-19 and have been discharged during the past 24-hours.
Sri Lanka’s total coronavirus recoveries rose to 619,193.
The Epidemiology Unit of the Ministry of Health said 21,205 persons are currently receiving treatment for coronavirus at several facilities.