Another 185 coronavirus related fatalities have been confirmed in Sri Lanka, raising the death toll to 10,689.
The Director General of Health Services in a statement said all 185 deaths occurred yesterday, the 7th of September.
102 males and 83 females were among the victims.
140 persons, 76 males and 64 females among the group that succumbed to the virus, were 60 years of age or above.
Meanwhile, 44 individuals, 25 males and 19 females, were between 30 and 59 years of age.
A male, below the age of 30 years also passed away on Tuesday after contracting the novel coronavirus.