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All citizens over 30 years will be vaccinated by September: Prez

All citizens of Sri Lanka who are over 30 years of age will be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 by the end of September, stated President Gotabaya Rajapaksa today (25).

The President said that in the month of July, consignments of four million Sinopharm vaccine doses, 2.5 million Sinovac doses and 2 million doses of Sputnik V vaccine will be received to Sri Lanka.

“In the month of August, five million doses of Sinopharm vaccine, 2.5 million Sinovac vaccine and two million doses of Sputnik V vaccine will be received,” the President said.

He also said that in the month of September, 3 million doses of Sinopharm vaccine will be received as well.

“Accordingly, with the current 3 million citizens vaccinated in the country, 13 million citizens can be fully vaccinated by the end of September,” the President said in his address to the nation.