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Over 11 mn Covid-19 vaccines administered

According to official data from the Epidemiology Unit of the Ministry of Health,  the national vaccination drive against Covid-19 has administered more than 11.7 million vaccinations.

Yesterday (30), more than 500,000 vaccinations were administered for the second consecutive day, says the State Minister of Production, Supply and Regulation of Pharmaceuticals Prof Channa Jayasumana.

As many as 442,253 people have received the first dose of the Sinopharm vaccine, while 66,219 completed the vaccine course as they were administered with the second dose of the same.

In addition, 4,999 people were also vaccinated with the first dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine.

Meanwhile, according to ourworldindata.org, Sri Lanka is currently first in the rolling 7-day average per 100 people in the total population who have been vaccinated against Covid-19 as shown in the graph below:

 

 

For vaccines that require multiple doses, each individual dose is counted.