All MPs to be vaccinated against COVID-19 starting today (16)

All MPs to be vaccinated against COVID-19 starting today (16)

All MPs to be vaccinated against COVID-19 starting today (16)

Written by Pavani Hapuarachchi

16 Feb, 2021 | 7:51 am

COLOMBO (News 1st): All Members of Parliament will be vaccinated against COVID-19 starting from Tuesday (Feb. 16), parliament officials said.

The inoculation of MPs with India’s AstraZeneca COVISHIELD vaccine will be conducted at the Military Hospital in Narahenpita, Sergeant-at-arms Narendra Fernando told News 1st on Tuesday (Feb. 16).

Plans are in place to conduct the vaccination drive for four-days.

The move comes following instructions issued by President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, to provide the COVID-19 vaccine to the general public starting from Monday (15).

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