Over 700,000 doses of AstraZeneca vaccine to arrive in SL today

Dilini Madushanki | Published: 12:33 PM Jul 31 2021
Local Over 700,000 doses of AstraZeneca vaccine to arrive in SL today

A consignment of 728,460 doses of Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine is expected to arrive aboard a SriLankan Airlines light later today (31).

The consignment comes as a donation to Sri Lanka from Japan under the COVAX facility,  State Minister of Production, Supply and Regulation of Pharmaceuticals Prof, Channa Jayasumana said. 

Priority will be given to those who have already received the first dose of the AstraZeneca vaccine, Army Commander General Shavendra Silva noted.


Dilini Madushanki | Published: 12:33 PM Jul 31 2021

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