Another 61 coronavirus related fatalities have been confirmed in Sri Lanka, raising the death toll to 12,847.
The Director General of Health Services in a statement said all 61 deaths occurred yesterday, the 28th of September.
25 males and 36 females were among the victims.
47 persons, 16 males and 31 females among the group that succumbed to the virus, were 60 years of age or above.
Meanwhile, 14 individuals, nine males and five females, were between 30 and 59 years of age.