On the morning of the 8th local time, Daniel Salinas, Minister of Health of Uruguay, was vaccinated with the new crown vaccine developed by China Kexing Company at a hospital in the capital Montevideo, becoming the first official of the government to vaccinate the Chinese vaccine. The Vice President of Uruguay Ashmon was also vaccinated with China's new crown vaccine with the Minister of Health.
△Uruguayan Minister of Health Daniel Salinas vaccinated China's Coxing New Crown vaccine (Image source: Uruguay Ministry of Health)
Asimeng said that the vaccination is out of the will to protect her health. She believes in China's new crown vaccine, and also believes in all vaccines that have been scientifically proven to be effective. Aximon called on more Uruguayan people to make appointments for the new crown vaccine.
On the 1st of this month, Uruguay launched a nationwide free and non-compulsory vaccination against the new crown, giving priority to teachers, soldiers, police, firefighters and other groups. Starting this week, Uruguay will expand the scope of vaccination to people aged 55 to 59.
On the evening of the 8th local time, the Ministry of Health of Uruguay announced that there were 872 new confirmed cases of new coronary pneumonia within 24 hours, with a total of 64,700 confirmed cases; a total of 658 deaths; a total of 55,638 cured cases; and 8,404 existing cases. (Headquarters reporter Gong Xiangcheng)