Gazette mandating full vaccination against COVID revoked


The Extraordinary Gazette preventing unvaccinated or partially vaccinated persons from entering public places has been revoked.

Accordingly, the relevant Gazette was cancelled, effective 01 May, Minister of Health Prof. Channa Jayasumana said.

The relevant Gazette was issued by former Health Minister Keheliya Rambukwella earlier this year, on 25 January 2022, prohibiting persons from entering public places without proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19.