Students aged between 16 - 19 to receive Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine

Rebecca Pavey | Published: 11:12 AM Oct 21 2021
Local Students aged between 16 - 19  to receive Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine

Schoolchildren aged between 16- 19 years will be administered with the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, starting tomorrow (22).

Director General of Health Services, Dr. Asela Gunawardena said the priority order of schools is yet to be decided.

He assured that there is no shortage of vaccines, as only one dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine will be administered to this age group.


Rebecca Pavey | Published: 11:12 AM Oct 21 2021

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