National Health Commission of the People’s Republic of China [to 8 May 2021]
May 8: Daily briefing on novel coronavirus cases in China
On May 7, 31 provincial-level regions and the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps on the Chinese mainland reported 7 new cases of confirmed infections.
National Medical Products Administration – PRC [to 8 May 2021]
WHO approves China’s Sinopharm vaccine for emergency use
The World Health Organization announced on May 7 it will give emergency use authorization to the COVID-19 vaccine manufactured by China’s Sinopharm.
Over 297m COVID-19 vaccine doses administered across China
More than 297.7 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines had been administered across China as of Thursday, the National Health Commission said on May 7.