Vaccination will expand to 12 districts soon: Army Commander

The ongoing Sinopharm vaccination drive will be extended to numerous more districts from 8 June, Army Commander General Shavendra Silva stated today (2).

Accordingly, the districts are as follows – 

  1. Matale
  2. Nuwara Eliya
  3. Kegalle
  4. Trincomalee
  5. Hambantota
  6. Badulla
  7. Anuradhapura
  8. Puttalam
  9. Ampara
  10. Batticaloa
  11. Moneragala
  12. Polonnaruwa

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa stated that during the expansion of the vaccination drive, authorities should give priority to senior citizens over the age of 60, pregnant mothers, and government employees.