The Health Ministry said that the 155 deaths had occurred yesterday (Thursday) and were confirmed today (Friday).
The latest victims include 111 people over the age of 60 and 41 people between the ages of 30 and 59.
There were also 3 females below the age of 30 among the latest victims.
The Health Ministry said that the latest deaths included 85 males and 70 females. (Colombo Gazette)