13 more COVID deaths confirmed; Death toll at 709

13 more COVID-19 related fatalities have been confirmed in Sri Lanka, raising the death toll to 709.

Seven individuals among the group were identified as females while six males were also among the victims.

The Government Information Department said the victims were between 42 and 82 of age and residents of Borella, Mutwal, Malabe, Divulapitiya, Nittambuwa, Ja-Ela, Negombo, Gampaha, Panadura, Bulathsinhala, Mawilmada and Nuwara Eliya.

The 13 individuals succumbed to COVID-19 infection and other health complications.