Sri Lanka orders 2.5 million COVID-19 vaccine doses from India

Sri Lanka's State Ministry of Primary Health Services, Pandemics and COVID Prevention said 2.5 million doses of Oxford-AstraZeneca Covishield vaccine, manufactured by Serum Institute of India have been ordered from India

Feb 01, 2021
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Sri Lanka's State Ministry of Primary Health Services, Pandemics and COVID Prevention said 2.5 million doses of Oxford-AstraZeneca Covishield vaccine, manufactured by Serum Institute of India have been ordered from India.

The State Ministry Secretary Specialist Dr. Amal Harsha de Silva said the vaccine was ordered by the State Pharmaceutical Corporation. He added that it is planned to bring the stock of vaccines to Sri Lanka within a month.

Specialist Dr. Amal Harsha de Silva said the government plans to order another 3.5 million vaccine doses and once the order is received in the island, the population over the age of 60 can be vaccinated.

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