COVID-19 vaccination to commence at six hospitals

The coronavirus vaccination programme will commence at six hospitals in and around Colombo.

The Health Ministry said that the vaccination programme will be carried out on the staff at six hospitals tomorrow (Friday).

Health Services Deputy Director General Dr. Hemantha Herath said that selected staff at the Colombo National Hospital, Colombo South Teaching Hospital in Kalubowila, Colombo North Teaching Hospital in

Ragama, Homagama Base Hospital, Colombo East Base Hospital in Mulleriyawa and the Infectious Disease Hospital (IDH) in Angoda.

He said that around 25 percent of the staff at these hospitals will be vaccinated at the start.

Dr. Hemantha Herath said the remaining employees will be vaccinated over the next few days.(EASWARAN RUTNAM)

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