Beijing vaccinates 9.57 million residents against COVID-19

(Xinhua) 16:38, April 01, 2021

BEIJING, April 1 (Xinhua) -- The Chinese capital Beijing has administered coronavirus vaccines to more than 9.57 million people, local authorities said on Thursday.

The city government said that by Wednesday, a total of 15.39 million doses of domestically developed COVID-19 vaccines had been administered.

Beijing began vaccinating willing elderly residents in good health in mid-March.

Foreign nationals in the city can now also apply to receive vaccines, according to the municipal foreign affairs office.

(Web editor: Guo Wenrui, Liang Jun)


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