The Minister who was under quarantine at a hotel in Hikkaduwa was transferred to the IDH Hospital after being admitted to the Kotelawala Defense Hospital.
However, the Health Ministry issuing a statement earlier said that the condition of Minster Pavithra Wanniarachchi was improving.
Meanwhile, Health Minister Pavithra Wanniarachchi said in a statement that she was pleased to launch the coronavirus vaccination program.
She stated that although she is currently receiving treatment at the National Institute of Infectious Diseases and is unable to attend the first vaccination program, she hopes to be able to implement it successfully.
The vaccination program which commenced in six hospitals in the Western Province will be carried out covering the entire island from tomorrow, the Minister said in a statement.