China: COVID-19 Vaccines – Announcements/Regulatory Actions/Deployment
National Health Commission of the People’s Republic of China [to 18 Dec 2021]
Dec 18: Daily briefing on novel coronavirus cases in China
On Dec 17, 31 provincial-level regions and the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps on the Chinese mainland reported 125 new cases of confirmed infections.
COVID-19 fight enters ‘critical period’
The fight against the COVID-19 outbreak in East China’s Zhejiang province has entered “the most critical period”, a top provincial health official said on Dec 16.
National Medical Products Administration – PRC [to 18 Dec 2021]
Over 2.64b COVID-19 vaccine doses administered on Chinese mainland
More than 2.64 billion COVID-19 vaccine doses had been administered on the Chinese mainland as of Wednesday, data from the National Health Commission showed on Dec 16.
Over 1.16b Chinese fully vaccinated against COVID-19
Over 1.16 billion Chinese people have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19, a spokesperson for the National Health Commission said at a press conference on Dec 11.