Children over 12 to be administered COVID-19 vaccine

Children over 12 to be administered COVID-19 vaccine

Children over 12 to be administered COVID-19 vaccine

Written by Amani Nilar

15 Aug, 2021 | 4:11 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st): Children over 12 years of age will be inoculated with the COVID-19 vaccine, Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa said on Sunday (15).

The Prime Minister said this while participating in the opening ceremony of the Southern Province COVID-19 Child Care Unit at the Hambantota Hospital via video technology from Carlton House, Tangalle, said his office.

According to a statement, children over the age of 12 will be administered with the vaccine against COVID-19 on a stage by stage basis.

The Prime Minister added that children with various complications will be given priority in the vaccination process.

 

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