Acting Chief Epidemiologist Dr. Samitha Ginige says 87% above the age of 20 have been fully vaccinated thus far.
Speaking at a media briefing yesterday, Dr. Ginige said the vaccination drive of the country is underway in a successful manner.
He said Sri Lanka is ranked high among other countries when considering the COVID-vaccination drive with a majority of citizens fully vaccinated.
Dr. Ginige claimed 100% of individuals above the age of 20 have received the first dose of the COVID-vaccine.
He said the country’s situation could further improve once the remaining citizens are fully vaccinated.