China records first COVID death in six months

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 First COVID death in China in six months

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China has announced its first death from COVID-19 in almost six months. This happened against the backdrop of the introduction of strict measures to combat the coronavirus. In Beijing, an infected person died for the first time since May. It turned out to be an 87-year-old patient. Thus, the total number of deaths from coronavirus in the country has reached 5227 people. According to the authorities, 24,215 new cases of infection were detected in the previous day. In China, more than 92% of the population received at least one dose. Among the elderly, especially those over the age of 80, the figure is much lower – 65%. The vaccination status of the last deceased was not disclosed.

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