Sri Lanka has received more than ten million COVID vaccines
“With 1.5 million doses of Moderna vaccines received yesterday, the total number of vaccine doses of all five types which include AstraZeneca, Pfizer, Sputnik V, Sinopharm, and Moderna received by the country so far has been increased to 10,098,100.” said the State Minister.
Accordingly, 7.1 million doses of China-made Sinopharm vaccine, 180,000 doses of Russia-made Sputnik V vaccine, 53,820 doses of Pfizer vaccine from Belgium, 1,264,000 doses of Astrazeneca COVISHEILED vaccine, and 1,500,100 doses of USA-made Moderna vaccine have already been received in the country so far.
The National Medicines Regulatory Authority (NMRA) has already granted its approval for AstraZeneca, Pfizer, Sputnik V, Sinopharm, and Moderna COVID 19 vaccines and the approval for India-made Bharat Biotech vaccine and China-made Sinovac vaccine have not yet been granted.
Around 1,100,000 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine are to be received by July 19 as a donation from Japan.