02 million doses of Sinopharm vaccine reach Sri Lanka

02 million doses of Sinopharm vaccine reach Sri Lanka

Another batch of the Chinese manufactured Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccine has arrived in Sri Lanka on Thursday (22 July) morning, State Minister Prof. Channa Jayasumana said.

Two Sri Lankan Airline flights carrying 2 million doses arrived at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) bringing the total amount of Sinopharm Covid-19 jabs received to 9.1 million.

The doses will be distributed in the following manner :

  1. Kurunegala District – 400,000
  2. Galle District – 275,000
  3. Matara District – 200,000
  4. Badulla District – 200,000
  5. Ratnapura District – 200,000
  6. Hambantota District – 125,000
  7. Puttlam District – 100,000
  8. Polonnaruwa District – 100,000
  9. Nuwara Eliya District – 100,000
  10. Ampara District – 100,000
  11. Moneragala : 100,000
  12. Batticaloa District – 100,000