COVID-19 vaccine in SL by mid-February: Sudarshani
Posted on January 9th, 2021

Ajith Siriwardana and Yohan Perera Courtesy The Daily Mirror

The Government was making arrangements to provide COVID-19 vaccines to the people of Sri Lanka by mid-February, Primary Health Care, Epidemics and COVID-19 Disease Control Minister Sudarshani Fernandopulle said today.

She told Parliament that the government is engaged in talks with Russia to purchase Sputnik V vaccines, while talks are also underway with India to purchase Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccines. The Government is also considering the Pfizer vaccines as well,” she said.

Minister Fernandopulle also said the government has placed the orders to the World Health Organization (WHO) to obtain a vaccine through the COVAX facility. 

One Response to “COVID-19 vaccine in SL by mid-February: Sudarshani”

  1. NeelaMahaYoda Says:

    Sudharshini Please don’t try to fool us. Sri Lanka is not on the priority list to provide Covid Vaccine.
    I will not be surprised if we get the first 20% towards the end of 2021.
    Don’t be foolish, try to utilize local Hela Vedaka to save innocent lives until then.

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