Prof. Jayasumana said as soon as he ehard about this incident, he sent a team of officers from the Flying Squad of the Health Ministry to probe the incident. The team went to Galle on the same day and has begun the investigation.
The minister said he would take necessary steps when the he gest the report of the investigations.
The health officials in the Galle area on Monday gave the AstraZeneca vaccine to the people who came from outside while the people in the Galle area remain helpless. This incident created an uproar in the media and the health sector, with many people demanding the government to take action against this unjustifiable move being taken by certain officials in the health sector.