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Six million over 20 years have not received booster vaccine!

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According to the Ministry of Health, more than 6 million people over the age of 20 have not received the booster vaccine.

The Director of the Epidemiology Department, Dr. Samitha Ginige said that this is a very dangerous situation in view of the increase in the number of people infected with Covid.

Therefore, he advised the public to get the Covid vaccine urgently, adding that the Pfiser vaccine is available at the government stores.

He also noted that facilities have been provided to get anti-covid vaccines from the Medical Officer of Health offices and hospitals.

Consultant Dr. Ginige, said that the immunity in people who received only two doses of the Covid vaccine is now decreasing.

Meanwhile, 131 people infected with Covid-19 have been identified in Sri Lanka yesterday (28).

Accordingly, the total number of Covid infected people reported in Sri Lanka stands at 665,379.

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