Sri Lanka will certainly begin the COVID inoculation program for kids matured in between 12– 15 years beginning with Tomorrow (07 ).
Priest of Wellness Keheliya Rambukwella introduced the strategies to turn out COVID stabs for kids in the abovementioned age in a tweet uploaded on his main account this mid-day.
Starting Friday (07/01), the #Covid19SL vaccination will certainly be offered for kids in between the ages of 12-15. I really hope the #lka public takes this chance & & help us in our battle versus the pandemic.
— Keheliya Rambukwella (@Keheliya_R) January 5, 2022
According to main numbers, the nation has actually carried out the initial dosage to greater than 15.9 million individuals up until now, as well as this converts to 98 percent of the populace eligible for COVID inoculation (over 16).
On the other hand, 85 percent of Sri Lanka’s populace aged 16 years as well as over has actually additionally been completely immunized versus the infection.
As the nation relocates to totally immunize its whole populace, shots targeting kids aged 16– 19 years old, kids aged 12 as well as over with co-morbidities as well as the 20– 29-year age were carried out concurrently over the previous couple of months.
Sri Lanka began immunizing schoolchildren of the 16– 19 age on October 22, 2021 as well as the trainees in this age were carried out just one dosage of the Pfizer vaccination.