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Covishield vaccination to begin from WP today; Army Chief

15 February 2021 11:49 am - 4     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


The President instructed to commence the Oxford–AstraZeneca Covishield vaccines from Western Province (WP) today, Army Commander Gen.  Shavendra Silva said.

He said vaccines would be provided for people above 30 years of age while targeting the vulnerables, high risk groups and those who interact closely with the public.

He said the remaining 250,000 Oxford–AstraZeneca Covishield vaccine vials will be released for the purpose.

  Comments - 4

  • Sokrates Monday, 15 February 2021 12:13 PM

    Again brainless people who have no idea about Covid give the orders.

    Vernon Monday, 15 February 2021 02:34 PM

    Why does President have to instruct? It should be decided and implemented by Health Authorities, based on health priorities.

    brainmaster Monday, 15 February 2021 04:48 PM

    from where will you get the 2nd dose....?

    Punchi Banda Tuesday, 16 February 2021 06:14 AM

    All authority for every facet of life is concentrated in the trinity - the presidency, the Buddhist sanga and army. The judiciary and people are subordinate to this trinity

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