143 Covid vaccination centres operated yesterday

A total of 143 COVID-19 vaccination centres will be in operation in several parts of Sri Lanka today.

Both Government and Sri Lanka Army-manned mobile vaccination centres will also be in operation across the country.

The vaccination of those between 20 – 29 years will continue in the Colombo, Gampaha, Kalutara, and Galle Districts today as well.

Download: Vaccination Centers on 20.09.2021

Meanwhile, another consignment of the Pfizer BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine arrived in Sri Lanka today.

The consignment consisting of 73,000 doses of the vaccine arrived at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) in Katunayake this morning.

On Monday (13), Sri Lanka received a stock of 73,710 doses of the vaccine reportedly sent from the US under a purchase order placed by the State Pharmaceutical Corporation (SPC) of Sri Lanka.

Sri Lanka is currently inoculating youth between the ages of 20-29 with the Pfizer vaccine in several areas, including the Hambantota and Matara Districts.

Recently, the President also advised health authorities to look into administering the vaccine to children between the ages of 15-19 and children over 12 years with disabilities.