Another 24 persons succumbed to the novel coronavirus during the past 24 hours.
The Department of Government Information said Sri Lanka’s COVID-19 related death toll increased to 16,190.
15 males and nine females were among the victims. 13 males were over 60 years of age while two were between the ages of 30 and 59.
Of the female victims, seven were over 60 years, while two were between 30 and 59 years.