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.