COVID-19 booster shot to be administered to over 20's

Rebecca Pavey | Published: 7:08 PM Nov 24 2021
Local COVID-19 booster shot to be administered to over 20's

Those aged over 20 are to be administered with a booster shot of the COVID-19 vaccine, Health Minister Keheliya Rambukwella said. 

He announced this while making a special statement at the Ministry of Health today (24).

The vaccination dates and other details are yet to be announced.

Earlier this month, the administering of a booster shot began for those aged over 20 with comorbidities as per a circular issued by the Director General of Health Services.

Meanwhile, booster shots of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine are being administered to frontline workers of several sectors including the health and tourism, police personnel and members of the tri-forces, and those aged over 60.


Rebecca Pavey | Published: 7:08 PM Nov 24 2021

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