Another 18 coronavirus-related fatalities have been confirmed in Sri Lanka, raising the death toll to 13,525.
The Director-General of Health Services in a statement said all 18 deaths were confirmed yesterday, the 18th of October.
Nine males and nine females were among the victims.
11 persons, six males, and five females among the group that succumbed to the virus, were 60 years of age or above.
Meanwhile, six individuals, three males, and three females were between 30 and 59 years of age. One female who was below the age of 30 years also passed away yesterday after contracting the novel coronavirus.