According to statistics of the Department of the Government Information Department, 68,338 doses of the Sinopharm vaccine have been administered to the local population by 8.30pm yesterday (11).
In addition, 11,338 Sputnik V vaccines have been administered so far as well.
In addition to vaccinations, PCR testing has been ramped up in the province as well.
However, experts emphasize that the public not to depend entirely on the vaccine but to continue recommended health practices such as washing hands, wearing facemasks and maintaining social distancing.
The following are several scenes from the town of Kaduwela yesterday, with the public queueing up for vaccinations and PCR tests.
(Pics : Shanika Jayasekara)