Another 14 coronavirus related fatalities have been confirmed in Sri Lanka, raising the death toll to 15,163.
The Director General of Health Services in a statement said all 14 deaths occurred yesterday, the 11th of January.
Seven males and seven females were among the victims. 11 persons, five males and six females among the group that succumbed to the virus, were 60 years of age or above.
Meanwhile, two males and one female, between 30 and 59 years of age also passed away yesterday after contracting the novel coronavirus.