As of July 26, the Chinese population had received 1.566 billion doses of the vaccine against “Covid-19” infection, Reuters reported.
In the same regard, Xinhua News Agency reported that local authorities in Nanjing, the center of east China’s Jiangsu Province, said on Tuesday that the virus strain behind the most recent cases of “Covid-19” in Nanjing had been identified as the mutated “delta”. highly contagious
Ding Jie, deputy director of the city’s Center for Disease Control and Prevention, said at a press conference that the recent rise in cases in the city can be attributed to the particular location of the outbreak and the nature of the highly contagious strain.
Nanjing, with a population of more than 9.3 million, has seen daily increases in locally transmitted COVID-19 cases since a few airport workers tested positive last week.
Subsequently, this city launched a second round of comprehensive testing to detect the virus and urged residents not to leave the city unless necessary.
Source: Xinhua + Reuters