China reports over 1.2 bln coronavirus vaccinations

China reports over 1.2 bln coronavirus vaccinations
# 29 June 2021 19:08 (UTC +04:00)

During the vaccination campaign, Chinese doctors have made over 1.2 mln vaccinations against coronavirus, according to a statement published on Tuesday by the National Health Commission of China, APA reports citing TASS.

As of June 28, 2021, a total of 1,206,714,000 coronavirus vaccinations were made in 31 administrative units of China, the department said.

Vaccination of priority population groups in China began on December 15, 2020. As of the end of February, Chinese authorities have distributed vaccines to 54.52 mln residents of the country. By April 1, 126.6 mln vaccinations were made, by May 1 — 270.41 mln, and by June 1 — 681.9 mln.

Earlier, China’s leading epidemiologist Zhong Nanshan talked about the plans of the authorities to vaccinate about 40% of the country’s residents by June, that is, about 560 mln people out of more than 1.4 bln.

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