2.3 million Sinopharm doses arrive

A consignment containing 2.3 million doses of the Sinopharm anti Covid-19 vaccine arrived in Sri Lanka this morning (28).

300,000 of the doses were donated by the People’s Liberation Army of China to the Sri Lanka Army.

The remaining 2 million vaccines were delivered as a part of a purchase order placed by Sri Lanka’s State Pharmaceutical Corporation (SPC).

Prof. Channa Jayasumana, the State Minister of Production, Supply and Regulation of Pharmaceuticals noted that  the total number of China-made vaccines received by Sri Lanka so far has reached 18 million.