Wu Liangyou, deputy director of the National Health Commission’s Bureau of Disease Control and Prevention, introduced at the press conference of the State Council’s joint prevention and control mechanism on the 19th. More than 3.3 billion doses of the new crown vaccine have been administered.
The number of elderly people aged 60 and above covered by vaccination reached 225.521 million people, and 213.938 million people completed the whole course of vaccination, accounting for 85.41% and 81.03% of the elderly population respectively. At present, the vaccination of the new crown virus is generally smooth, and the vaccination rate of the elderly has gradually increased recently.
[Source: Xinhua News Agency]