Sri Lanka Navy begins COVID-19 vaccination drive
Sun, Aug 8, 2021, 08:45 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.
Aug 08, Colombo Accelerating the vaccination program set about by the Government to control the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, Sri Lanka Navy has come forward to administer the Sinopharm vaccine to the general public.
As such, the Navy medical staff attached to the Navy Headquarters Hospital and Navy General Hospital-Welisara will be administering Sinopharm vaccine to people over 30 years of age.
Beginning today, the Navy is conducting an inoculation drive at the Lighthouse premises on Chaithya Road Colombo.
Arrangements have also been made to conduct the same vaccination at Elapitiwela Chandrawansha Vidyalaya in Welisara and St Mary’s Vidyalaya, Uswetakeiyawa by Navy medics, beginning from tomorrow (09th August).
The vaccination drives have been organized keeping to the COVID-19 protocols in force and the Navy continues to pledge its support for the Government COVID-19 vaccination drive in the future as well, the Navy said.