Another 55 coronavirus related fatalities have been confirmed in Sri Lanka, raising the death toll to 13,019.
The Director General of Health Services in a statement said all 55 deaths occurred yesterday, the 1st of October.
38 males and 17 females were among the victims.
38 persons, 27 males and 11 females among the group that succumbed to the virus, were 60 years of age or above.
Meanwhile, 15 individuals, 11 males and four females, were between 30 and 59 years of age.
Two females below 30 years of age have also succumbed yesterday in the country after contracting COVID-19.