China has administered total of 863.51 million doses of Covid-19 vaccines as of June 11


People receiving nucleic acid tests for the Covid-19 coronavirus in Shenzhen, in China's southern Guangdong province. The Guangdong province reported eight locals cases on Saturday (June 12, 2021). - AFP

SHANGHAI, June 12 (Reuters): China administered about 18.2 million doses of Covid-19 vaccines on June 11, bringing the total number administered to 863.51 million, data from the National Health Commission showed on Saturday.

Earlier on Saturday morning (June 12), China reported 35 new coronavirus cases in the mainland for June 11, up from 22 a day earlier, the country's health authority had said.

Of the new cases, eight were local transmissions, compared with nine the previous day, the National Health Commission said. All of the local cases were in southern Guangdong province.

China also reported 27 new asymptomatic infections, versus 25 a day earlier. China does not classify symptomless infections as confirmed cases.

As of Friday, China had a total of 91, 394 confirmed infections. Its death toll stood unchanged at 4, 636. - Reuters

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