COVID-19 Vaccination Sri Lanka
With the increase in COVID-19 positive cases in Sri Lanka, the government focused more on COVID-19 immunization. With the intension of vaccinating at least 60% of the population by the end of the year, Sri Lankan government introduced OPERATION FREEDOM IMMUNIZING SRI LANKA. As per the latest progress report on COVID-19 immunization released by the Epidemiology Unit, Ministry of Health, more than 12 million citizens have been fully vaccinated. The vaccines currently used in Sri Lanka and Covishield, Sinopharm, Sputnik-V, Pfizer and Moderna vaccine. The government is currently focusing on vaccinating all children aged 15-19 and providing a third dose for adults older than 30 years with higher risk toward COVID-19 disease.