Sep 09, 2021

Talks underway to vaccinate schoolchildren aged 12 - 18 years

Vaccinating schoolchildren aged between 12 - 18 years against COVID-19 will commence soon, says Minister of Health - Keheliya Rambukwella.
Speaking during a zoom meeting today (09), the minister had pointed out that students need to be vaccinated in order to re-open schools as soon as possible.
02 million students are expected to be vaccinated under this program with students between the Grade of 7 to 13 to be vaccinated first.