Another 124 persons have succumbed to the novel coronavirus during the past 24 hours, the highest number of COVID-19 deaths confirmed in a single day.
The Department of Government Information said Sri Lanka’s COVID-19 related death toll increased to 5,464.
75 males and 49 females were among the victims.
55 males were over 60 years of age while 19 were between the ages of 30 and 59, and one was below 30 years.
Of the female victims, 40 were over 60 years and nine were between 30 and 59 years of age.