Government has funds to purchase Covid-19 vaccines but the problem is low supply from the manufacturing countries says Minister Kehelya Rambukwella. The whole world fighting for injections but there are 51 countries that hadn’t receive at least 01 vaccines saying, Minister.
At the press briefing after Covid – 19 prevention committee held today in the governor’s office of the central province the Minister pointed out that.
Some of the opposition parties are trying to generate gossips that mention government hasn’t enough money to purchase vaccines say the Minister and he urged to avoid that kind of low-grade campaign.
Sri Lanka accrues 50000 Sputnik Russian vaccine doses this week, thereafter will receive another one million doses beginning of the next month that pointed out Minister and he said that have granted a priority to Kandy people to get the vaccine.
Minister mentioning as the reason to vaccinate by the decision of Covid prevention committee is that because as the analysis of the current situation, Kandy district also a vulnerable area like the western province.