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Over 300,000 COVISHIELD vaccines inoculated

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A total number of 302,857 vaccines out of 500,000 Oxford–AstraZeneca Covishield vaccines have been administered as of yesterday, said the Epidemiology Unit of the Ministry of Health.

A total number of  39,078 vaccines were given yesterday.

The vaccination drive in Sri Lanka began on January 29 at the Army Hospital in Colombo.

Meanwhile, around 1,500 airport staff including security personnel at he Bandaranaike International Airport have been vaccinated as of today.

  Comments - 2

  • Selvakumar Sunday, 21 February 2021 01:33 PM

    It's corona vaccines can't be expatriate ??

    Rebekka Mujagic Sunday, 21 February 2021 09:58 PM

    What if new stock doesn't arrive within a month? Now they used more than half and the 2nd jab needs to be given. Otherwise it is a waste...

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