Shanghai, the city with the largest expatriate community on the Chinese mainland, will start registering foreign minors for COVID-19 vaccinations on Wednesday, the municipal authorities said.
Shanghai will start including local residents between 12 and 14 in its free voluntary COVID-19 vaccination drive, the municipal government announced on Tuesday.
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After taking the special elevator for vaccination to the 11th floor and signing several forms, a worker from Australia received his first shot of a COVID-19 vaccine at Shanghai East Hospital in Pudong New Area on April 6.
Shanghai, the eastern metropolis with the largest expatriate community on the Chinese mainland, announced that it will soon include foreign residents in its voluntary COVID-19 vaccination program.
A senior health official in Shanghai said on Tuesday that the municipality has sufficient medical staff, supplies and facilities, and is capable of responding to another epidemic should it break out.
China has started offering free shots of COVID-19 vaccines among some key groups of individuals.
Shanghai residents who need to travel overseas for personal reasons will be able to make reservations for COVID-19 vaccine inoculation beginning on Thursday, the municipal government announced on Wednesday.