Another 215 coronavirus related fatalities have been confirmed in Sri Lanka, raising the death toll to 9,400.
The Director General of Health Services in a statement said all 215 deaths occurred yesterday, the 31st of August.
115 males and 100 females were among the victims. 167 persons, 86 males and 81 females among the group that succumbed to the virus, were 60 years of age or above.
Meanwhile, 46 individuals, 28 males and 18 females, were between 30 and 59 years of age.
Two individuals, a male and a female who were below the age of 30 years also passed away yesterday after contracting the novel coronavirus.