China passes 1 billion mark in Covid-19 vaccine doses administered
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- Categories: Asia, Health
BEIJING – China has passed the one billion mark in the number of Covid-19 vaccine doses administered, the country announced on Sunday (June 20). This is more than a third of the total administered worldwide.
In a brief statement, the National Health Commission said that as of Saturday, 1.01 billion doses of coronavirus vaccines had been dispensed. According to a calculation by The Straits Times, some 100 million of those shots were administered in the past five days.