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National Health Commission of the People’s Republic of China [to 23 Jan 2021]
Jan 23: Daily briefing on novel coronavirus cases in China
On Jan 22, 31 provincial-level regions and the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps on the Chinese mainland reported 107 new cases of confirmed infections.
Shanghai completes vaccination of about 820,000 people
Updated: 2021-01-20 chinadaily.com.cn
Nearly 820,000 individuals working in epidemic prevention and control roles in Shanghai have received their COVID-19 vaccinations as of Monday, a senior health official in the municipality said on Jan 19.
Of these individuals, nearly 240,000 have received the required two shots.
No severe adverse reactions have been reported for individuals aged between 18 to 59, said Sun Xiaodong, deputy director of the Shanghai Municipal Center for Disease Control and Prevention.
Sun pointed out that every individual who faces a high risk of being exposed to the virus, such as workers dealing with imported cold-chain products at airports and customs, and those who work in international transportation, has already been vaccinated…
National Medical Products Administration [to 23 Jan 2021]
Chinese mainland reports 94 new locally transmitted COVID-19 cases
The Chinese mainland on Thursday reported 103 newly confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 94 locally transmitted and nine arriving from outside the mainland, the National Health Commission said on Jan 22.
China calls for international vaccine cooperation to defeat COVID-19 pandemic
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Over 15 mln doses of COVID-19 vaccine administered in China
More than 15 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in China since the country launched its vaccination program in December last year, China’s health authorities said on Jan 20.