43 COVID-19 deaths were confirmed for Tuesday (5), said the Director-General of Health Services. The total number of COVID-19 fatalities in Sri Lanka increased to 13,185.
According to data released by the Department of Government Information, the latest victims include 23 males and 20 females.
As many as 36 deaths were reported among elderly people aged above 60 years. In addition, 07 people aged between 30-59 years have also succumbed to the virus infection.