BEIJING, May 8 (Xinhua) - More than 308 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines had been administered across China as of Friday, the National Health Commission said Saturday.
People receive COVID-19 vaccines at a vaccination site in Dadong District of Shenyang, northeast China's Liaoning Province, May 7, 2021. The vaccination site, which was transformed from a sports center, went into service on Friday. Covering 4,000 square meters, the site is divided into 8 areas including temperature measuring area, waiting area, registration area, and etc. (Photo: Xinhua)
The new tally came as worldwide COVID-19 cases passed 150 million and Asia emerges as the hardest-hit region.
China has been promoting vaccination among the public to build an immune barrier.