According to the National Health Commission, more than 200 million people aged over 60 have received full vaccination against COVID-19
A total of 1.239171m people have received 1.239171m doses of COVID-19 vaccines as of March 14, lei Zhenglong, deputy director of the National Health Commission’s DISEASE Control and Prevention Bureau, said on Sunday.Among them, 221.226 million people over the age of 60 were covered by novel Coronavirus vaccines, and 211.62 million people had completed the full course of vaccination.Under the Joint Prevention and control mechanism of The State Council, a press conference was held on March 15 to introduce epidemic prevention and control and vaccination work.Under the Joint prevention and control mechanism of The State Council, a press conference was held on March 15 to introduce epidemic prevention and control and vaccination work.A journalist asked: What is the progress of novel Coronavirus vaccination in China?What are the new arrangements or arrangements for novel Coronavirus vaccination for older persons?In accordance with the decisions and arrangements of the CPC Central Committee and The State Council, local governments will continue to steadily and orderly promote basic immunization and enhanced immunization in accordance with the principles of informed consent and volunarism, Lei said.As of March 14, a total of 3,982,272 vaccine doses were reported nationwide, bringing the total number of vaccinations to 1,272,537 million, with 1,239,171,000 people vaccinated.Among them, 221.226 million people over the age of 60 were covered by novel Coronavirus vaccines, and 211.62 million people had completed the full course of vaccination.Lei also said novel Coronavirus vaccination, together with effective personal protection, is an important means of COVID-19 prevention and control.In recent outbreaks, we have also seen a proportion of infections among older people.The vaccine is effective in preventing severe illness and death. In particular, the elderly and people with underlying diseases are prone to severe and critical illness or even death after infection with novel coronavirus. These people will benefit the most from COVID-19 vaccine.In order to provide better vaccination services, several special arrangements have been made for elderly people’s COVID-19 vaccination, guiding local governments to strictly regulate the implementation of vaccination and innovate the forms of services to ensure vaccination safety.In time to do a good job in the area of the elderly population, including the personnel bottom, and strive to do all.In the implementation of vaccination organization, many places have also set up “green channels” for elderly vaccination. Mobile vehicles are used for vaccination and convenient services such as shuttle service are provided, so that elderly people without contraindications can enjoy temperature and barrier-free vaccination services.We also hope that you can actively encourage the elderly around you to get vaccinated in time, so as to make a contribution to the prevention and control of the epidemic, and at the same time, let your family feel at ease, let yourself feel at ease, and share a healthy life.