Only 76.6 per cent of Chinese people aged 80 and above have received their first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine. Photo: AP
Only 76.6 per cent of Chinese people aged 80 and above have received their first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine. Photo: AP

China sets ambitious Covid-19 vaccination targets, officials say

  • Beijing wants 90 per cent of those aged 80 and above to get first dose by late January, according to sources
  • It also orders provinces to review jab status of elderly and build database of chronic disease sufferers, official says

Only 76.6 per cent of Chinese people aged 80 and above have received their first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine. Photo: AP
Only 76.6 per cent of Chinese people aged 80 and above have received their first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine. Photo: AP
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