Another 131 coronavirus related fatalities have been confirmed in Sri Lanka, raising the death toll to 10,995.
The Director General of Health Services in a statement said all 131 deaths occurred yesterday, the 9th of September.
73 males and 58 females were among the victims.
110 persons, 64 males and 46 females among the group that succumbed to the virus, were 60 years of age or above.
Meanwhile, 20 individuals, eight males and 12 females, were between 30 and 59 years of age.
A male below the age of 30 years also passed away yesterday after contracting the novel coronavirus.