Aug 07, 2021

AstraZeneca vaccines from Japan reaches Sri Lanka

A consignment of vaccines containing 728,000 more Oxford-AstraZeneca doses from Japan has arrived in Sri Lanka says Prof. Channa Jayasumana the State Minister of Production Supply and Regulation of Pharmaceuticals.

The shipment airfreighted from Japan by a special flight chartered by the SriLankan Airlines touched down at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) in Katunayake this evening.

The newly-received AstraZeneca vaccines will be rolled out in the Kegalle District, Prof. Jayasumana said further.