China administered total of more than 2.215 bln doses of COVID-19 vaccines as of Oct. 5 – Reuters

A nurse holds a syringe containing a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine made by the Beijing Institute of Biological Products, a unit of Sinopharm subsidiary China National Biotec Group (CNBG), at a vaccination center during a government-organized visit, in Beijing, China, April 15, 2021. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

A nurse holds a syringe containing a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine made by the Beijing Institute of Biological Products, a unit of Sinopharm subsidiary China National Biotec Group (CNBG), at a vaccination center during a government-organized visit, in Beijing, China, April 15, 2021. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

Oct 6 (Reuters) – China administered about 864,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines on Tuesday, bringing the total number of doses administered so far up to more than 2.215 billion, data from the National Health Commission showed on Wednesday.

Reporting by Tom Daly and Sophie Yu; Editing by Andrew Heavens

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