Vaccination drive at six hospitals under first stage: Ministry

The COVID-19 vaccination drive would be kicked off at six hospitals in Colombo on Friday under the first stage, Deputy Director-General of Public Health Services Dr. Hemantha Herath said.

He said the staff members of the National Hospital – Colombo, Colombo South Teaching Hospital, Colombo North Teaching Hospital, Homagama Base Hospital, Mulleriyawa Hospital and the Infectious Diseases Hospital (IDH) would be inoculated within 3 to 4 days.

“The vaccination drive will be then carried out in other hospitals next week,” he said.