SL receives 65,000 more doses of Sputnik V vaccine

Friday, 11 June 2021

Another batch of Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine, developed by Moscow-based Gamaleya Research Institute, arrived on the island early this morning (June 11).

Thereby, Sri Lanka has received 65,000 more doses – 15,000 second doses & 50,000 first doses – of the Russia-made jab, State Minister of Production, Supply and Regulation of Pharmaceuticals Prof. Channa Jayasumana said.

According to the state minister, the first doses of the new batch of Sputnik V vaccine are expected to be rolled out in Kandy District.