Sri Lanka rolled out over 7 million COVID vaccinations so far

Sri Lanka has boosted the national inoculation drive with 10,172,800 COVID-19 vaccines received since arrivals of the first consignment in January this year, says the State Minister of Production, Supply and Regulation of Pharmaceuticals.

As per the Epidemiology Unit’s progress reports on COVID immunization, more than 7.57 million vaccinations have been rolled out across the island so far.

Speaking further in this regard, Prof. Channa Jayasumana said 1,264,000 of these are Oxford-AstraZeneca’s Covidshield vaccines provided by India under its ‘Vaccine Maitri’ program.

(Ada derana)

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