The total number of people who died of COVID-19 infection in Sri Lanka moved up as 21 more fatalities were confirmed by the Director-General of Health Services on Tuesday (November 02).
The new development has pushed the official death toll from the virus outbreak in the country to 13,791.
The latest victims include 06 males and 15 females, the Department of Government Information said.
According to official data, 16 deaths were reported among elderly people aged above 60 years. In addition, 05 people aged between 30-59 years have also fallen victim to the virus infection.