Secretary to the state Ministry of Covid -19 control Specialist Dr.Amal Harsha de Silva said that at present 175 thousand officers of health, police and armed forces have been vaccinated the Oxford Astra Zeneca. The 2nd dose of the vaccination are to be given soon. The government hopes to provide the vaccination to the general public from the first week of next month. Plans have been made to provide these vaccinations to the age between 30 to 60 in four thousand centres.
Police Media Spokesman Ajith Rohana said that operations will be conducted today to look into the state and non-governmental institutions in the western province, whether they adhere the health guide lines
15,746 PCR tests have been conducted yesterday. 245 patients have been reported from the Colombo district out of the 772 cases identified yesterday. 214 cases have been reported from the Gampaha district and 53 from the Ratnapura district.