Home > Sri Lankan senior citizens receive second jab of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine

Sri Lankan senior citizens receive second jab of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine


Colombo, Jun 28 (EFE/EPA).- Sri Lankan senior citizens received on Monday the second dose of the Oxford Astrazeneca (Covishield) COVID-19 vaccine amid the third wave of the pandemic.Sri Lanka is facing a serious shortage of Astrazeneca vaccines to administer the second dose, according to health authorities.The island nation has so far recorded a total of 253,618 COVID-19 cases with 2,944 deaths while a total of 2,605,558 people have received the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 900,519 have already received the second one. (Camera: CHAMILA KARUNARATHNE). SHOT LIST: SENIOR CITIZENS RECEIVE THE SECOND JAB OF THE OXFORD ASTRAZENECA COVID-19 VACCINE, AT A TEMPORARY VACCINATION SITE IN COLOMBO, SRI LANKA.

Added on the 28/06/2021 14:00:00 - Copyright : EFE Inglés

To customise your video :

Or Create an account

More videos on the subject

  • Indonesian teachers, senior citizens receive AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine in Jakarta (C)

    Jakarta, May 5 (EFE/EPA).- Indonesian teachers and elderly received Wednesday a shot of COVID-19 vaccines as cases in the country since the beginning of pandemic crossed 1.6 million. (Camera: MAST IRHAM).SHOT LIST: TEACHERS AND ELDERLY PEOPLE WAIT FOR ASTRAZENECA COVID-19 VACCINE INJECTIONS DURING A VACCINATION DRIVE FOR TEACHERS AND ELDERS AT GONZAGA SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL IN JAKARTA, INDONESIA.

    05/05/2021 - EFE Inglés
  • Senior citizens in Nepal get second Covid-19 jab

    Lalitpur, Jun 23 (EFE/EPA).- The district of Lalitpur, south of Kathmandu, began Wednesday to vaccinate people over 77 years of age with the second dose of the Covishield vaccine .Nepal has registered more than 626,000 infections and 8,813 deaths from Covid-19 since the beginning of the pandemic.(Camera: NARENDRA SHRESTHA)SHOT LIST: SENIOR CITIZENS GET SECOND DOSE OF COVID-19 VACCINE IN LALITPUR, NEPAL.

    23/06/2021 - EFE Inglés
  • Children with special health needs, disabilities receive COVID-19 vaccine in Sri Lanka

    Colombo, Sep 24 (EFE/EPA).- Sri Lanka began Thursday the COVID-19 vaccination drive for children between 12-19 years old with disabilities, chronic illnesses or co-morbidities.Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines are administered to children under supervision and assessment of consultant paediatrician while the parents or guardians are required to produce all medical records of children and also sign a letter of consent. From among the almost 22 million population, Sri Lanka has successfully vaccinated around 96 percent of its over 20 year’s population with the first dose of any COVID-19 vaccine and 77 percent of the same age group with the second doses. The most vaccinated is Sinopharm vaccines, followed by Astra-Zeneca (Vaxzevria), Moderna, Pfizer and Sputnik V. (Camera: CHAMILA KARUNARATHNE).SHOT LIST: HOSPITAL WORKERS ADMINISTER A DOSE OF COVID-19 VACCINE TO CHILDREN AT THE LADY RIDGEWAY CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL IN COLOMBO, SRI LANKA.

    24/09/2021 - EFE Inglés
  • Senior citizens in Nepal get second Covid-19 jab after months of uncertainty

    Kathmandu, Aug 10 (EFE/EPA).-Elderly citizens in Nepal received Tuesday their second Covid-19 vaccine dose after Bhutan and Japan donated AstraZeneca vaccines through COVAX. Around 1.3 million elderly Nepalese people above the age of 65 received the first dose of AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria) in March 2021 but the inability of delivering vaccines by Serum Institute of India had pushed millions elderly people uncertainty for months. (Camera: NARENDRA SHRESTHA)SHOT LIST: COVID-19 VACCINATION DRIVE FOR SENIOR CITIZENS IN DURBAR SQUARE, KATHMANDU, NEPAL.

    10/08/2021 - EFE Inglés
  • Residents receive AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine during vaccination drive in Jakarta

    Jakarta, Jun 3 (EFE/EPA).- Residents of the areas affected by pandemic in Indonesian capital on Thursday received a dose of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine as part of the country's vaccination drive.Indonesia has so far recorded over 1.8 million COVID-19 cases and 50,000 deaths since the beginning of pandemic. (Camera: MAST IRHAM).SHOT LIST: PEOPLE RECEIVE ASTRAZENECA (VAXZEVRIA) COVID-19 VACCINE INJECTIONS DURING A VACCINATION DRIVE AT AN AFFECTED RESIDENTIAL AREA IN JAKARTA, INDONESIA.

    03/06/2021 - EFE Inglés

More videosHealth