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* Sri Lanka orders another 14.5 million COVID-19 vaccine doses for booster
Mon, Nov 15, 2021, 10:10 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Nov 15, Colombo: The Ministry of Health says that 14.5 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been ordered to be given for the third dose (booster vaccine).

The vaccine doses will be available in the first quarter of next year, according to the Ministry of Health.

The Ministry of Health states that in giving the third dose, priority will be given to citizens over the age of 60, as well as to the health sector and parties such as the Tri-Forces who have supported the health sector and the health services.

According to the epidemiology unit, so far 13.6 million people have been fully vaccinated and nearly 113,000 have received the third dose (booster shot).

 

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