CHINA China's Wuhan administers over 17 mln COVID-19 vaccine doses

CHINA

China's Wuhan administers over 17 mln COVID-19 vaccine doses

Xinhua

14:40, July 21, 2021

WUHAN, July 21 (Xinhua) -- Wuhan, the capital of central China's Hubei Province once hard hit by COVID-19, has administered over 17.1 million doses of coronavirus vaccines as of 5 p.m. Tuesday, according to the municipal health commission.

Starting from March 12 this year, Wuhan began to roll out free COVID-19 vaccination for people aged between 18 and 59.

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The city started ramping up its vaccination efforts to cover people aged 60 and above from March 23.

Local health authorities have set up a total of 336 vaccination sites to meet the vaccination demands, according to the commission.

So far, about 77.63 percent of the city's adult population has been fully vaccinated against COVID-19, said the commission.

Wuhan plans to extend the vaccination program to minors aged between 12 and 17 next.

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