293 Sri Lankans receive Chinese COVID vaccine on Saturday (08)

293 Sri Lankans receive Chinese COVID vaccine on Saturday (08)

293 Sri Lankans receive Chinese COVID vaccine on Saturday (08)

Written by Zulfick Farzan

09 May, 2021 | 1:24 am

COLOMBO (News 1st); 293 Sri Lankans were given the Chinese Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine on Saturday (08) after the World Health Organization (WHO) granted emergency approval for a Covid vaccine made by Chinese state-owned company Sinopharm.

In addition, a total of 2,996 Sri Lankans were given the Russian Sputnik COVID-19 Vaccine from the 30th of April to the 09th of May.

Sputnik V is developed by the Gamaleya National Research Center of Epidemiology in Russia.

Further mote, a total of 194,905 Sri Lankans were given the second dose of the COVISHIELD vaccine, said the Epidemiology Unit of the Ministry of Health in its daily immunization report.

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