Covid jab for those above 20 in Colombo from tomorrow

The coronavirus vaccine will be administered on people above the age of 20 in Colombo from tomorrow.

The Colombo Municipal Council (CMC) said that the vaccine will be administered for residents of Colombo 1-15.

The vaccine will be administered at the Sugathadasa Stadium (walk-in), Ginthupitiya MOH office (walk-in), Forbes Road Community Hall (walk-in and e-channelling), Campbell Park (walk-in), Shalika Hall (walk-in and e-channelling) and Roxy Gardens (walk-in and e-channelling).

Regional Epidemiologist of the Colombo Municipal Council Dr. Dinu Guruge tweeted saying the vaccine will be administered only on residents (temporary or permanent) of Colombo 1-15 and those born in the year 2001 onwards.

She said that there are ample vaccine stocks and that the process will continue throughout the week between 9am-3pm.

Meanwhile, the Government Information Department said that the vaccine will also be administrated in the Gampaha, Kalutara and Galle districts from tomorrow (Monday).

Only residents of Colombo, Gampaha, Kalutara and Galle will be vaccinated under the program commencing tomorrow. (Colombo Gazette)