Sri Lanka receives another batch of Pfizer vaccines

Sri Lanka has received another consignment of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine today (30).

Ada Derana reporter said that a consignment of 124,000 doses of the Pfizer vaccine purchased by the State Pharmaceuticals Corporation (SPC) arrived in the island this morning.

The batch of US-made Pfizer vaccines had reportedly arrived at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) at around 2.30 a.m. onboard Qatar Airways flight QR-668.

It was then transported from the airport to the special refrigerated storage at the National Blood Transfusion Center, Narahenpita.

Sri Lanka had previously received a delivery of 76,000 doses of the Pfizer vaccine on August 23 while the country also received 100,000 doses of the US-manufactured Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines on August 09 and August 16. – ada derana

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