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Sri Lanka crosses 1 million vaccination milestone

A total of more than one million Sri Lankan citizens have been vaccinated so far, the Epidemiology Unit of the Ministry of Health said yesterday.

Accordingly, a total of 925,242 individuals have received the first jab of the Indian Oxford AstraZeneca vaccine while 221,368 of them have also received the second dose.

The Sputnik V vaccine has been administered to 11,338 persons as the first jab.

Meanwhile, 71,203 have received the first dose of the Chinese Sinopharm vaccine.