Another 40 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 13,059.
22 males and 18 females were among the victims.
14 males were over 60 years of age while eight were between the ages of 30 and 59.
Of the female victims, 14 were over 60 years, while three were between 30 and 59 years and one was below 30 years.