120,000 doses of Sputnik V vaccine arrives in the country. The second dose will be given in Kandy from 21st

120,000 doses of Sputnik V vaccine arrives in the country. The second dose will be given in Kandy from 21st

19 September 2021 08:52 am

120,000 doses of the Russian-made Sputnik V covid vaccine were brought to the island this morning (19).

Channa Jayasumana, Minister of State for Drug Supplies says that the people in the Kandy District who have taken Sputnik V as the first dose will be given the second dose from day after tomorrow. 

Accordingly, all those who received the Sputnik vaccine will be fully vaccinated, he said.