Nearly 640 mln COVID-19 vaccine doses administered across China

Source: Xinhua| 2021-05-31 17:50:20|Editor: huaxia

Medical workers administer COVID-19 vaccine doses to residents at a vaccination site in Tangshan, north China's Hebei Province, May 28, 2021. (Xinhua/Yang Shiyao)

BEIJING, May 31 (Xinhua) -- Over 639 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines had been administered across China as of Sunday, a Chinese health official said Monday.

On average, 12.47 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines were administered across the country each day in May, said Mi Feng, a spokesperson for the National Health Commission, at a press conference, adding that the figure is 2.58 times that of April.

Mi also noted that China has provided 300 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines to the world.