Army Commander General Shavendra Silva said that Pfizer vaccines will be given to frontline workers engaged in prevention of COVID-19 as a booster dose from November 1.
Also , the provincial travel restrictions will be lifted at 4 a.m on October 31, General Silva said.
He told the Dailymirror that these decisions were taken at the Presidential Task Force of Covid-19 meeting held today.
Accordingly, the booster dose will be given to frontline workers of the health, military, police, tourism and other sectors who are fighting against Covid-19, he said.
The Commander said the train services will also be commenced within the provinces after October 25.(Darshana Sanjeewa Balasuriya)