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The highest number of vaccines given in a single day in relation to the COVID-19 immunization programme in the country was recorded yesterday with 515,830 persons getting vaccinated, said the State Minister of Production, Supply and Regulation of Pharmaceuticals Prof. Channa Jayasumana.
Lanka Private Bus Owners’ Association has decided to make Covid vaccine cards compulsory for inter provincial travelling from August 1
The Lanka Private Bus Owners' Association (LPBOA) has decided to make COVID vaccine cards compulsory for inter provincial travelling from August 1. LPBOA President Gemunu Wijeratne said requests in this regard have already been sent to the President and Transport Minister. He also requested the government to issue an identification card as proof of vaccination and such document would be treated...
The Sri Lanka Bureau of Foreign Employment (SLBFE), made arrangements on Wednesday, July 28 for prospective overseas workers to get vaccinated against Covid. The vaccination centre was administering Pfizer vaccines to the prospective foreign workers. Countries in the Middle East including those in the Gulf region have so far approved Pfizer-BioNTech, Oxford-AstraZeneca, Moderna vaccine and the single-dose Johnson and Johnson...
Nurses attached to 100 Government hospitals across the country have decided to launch one hour token strike this afternoon (July 28). The protest will be carried out from 12 pm to 1 pm at the said hospitals, said the President of the Government Nursing Officers’ Association (GNOA) Saman Ratnapriya.
Sri Lanka will receive another four million doses of Sinopharm vaccines in the first week of August, the Sri Lankan Embassy in China said. This is the largest quantity of vaccine that Sri Lanka has been able to procure in one consignment.
Showers or thundershowers will occur at times in Western, Sabaragamuwa and Central provinces and in Galle and Matara districts, stated the Meteorology Department. Fairly Heavy showers about 50 mm can be expected at some places in these areas. Several spells of showers will occur in the North-Western province.