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chinadaily.com.cn | Updated: 2021-05-16 09:45
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We provide the latest updates and crucial information on the global COVID-19 pandemic here.

May 16

China

Data released by the National Health Commission by midnight, May 15, 2021.

- Working group sent to guide COVID-19 control in Liaoning (Read more)

- Shanghai to roll out vaccination for those 76 and above (Read more)

- The Chinese mainland reported 18 COVID-19 cases on Saturday, with four being locally transmitted (Read more)

Nearly 393 million COVID-19 vaccine doses administered across China (Read more)

Outside China

The latest figures reported by each government's health authority as of May 16, 2021.

- France hits target of 20 mln first COVID-19 vaccinations: PM (Read more)

- River Plate report COVID-19 outbreak before Boca Juniors clash (Read more)

May 15

China

- More than 380.6 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered across China as of Friday

- China approves one more inactivated COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use (Read more)

- Anhui province added 3 new cases on Friday

- The Chinese mainland reported 14 COVID-19 cases on Friday, 5 locally transmitted

May 14

Outside China

- Global economic recovery from pandemic to take at least two years: Athens forum (Read more)

- Israeli scientists expose coronavirus' unique mechanism to outsmart immune system (Read more)

- Chinese doses help close global vaccine disparity (Read more)

- US CDC says vaccinated people can avoid masks in most places (Read more)

China

- National Health Commission dispatches an expert team to guide and assist with COVID-19 control in Anhui province (Read more)

- China has administered nearly 367 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines as of May 13 (Read more)

- Anhui confirms 3 locally transmitted COVID-19 cases (Read more)

Chinese mainland reports 2 new locally transmitted COVID-19 cases (Read more)

- Liaoning's Yingkou reports two locally transmitted cases (Read more)

May 13 

Outside China 

Germany lifts quarantine requirement for COVID-vaccinated travelers (Read more)

- 50 black fungus cases among COVID-19 patients reported in central Indian state (Read more)

- CDC panel endorses use of Pfizer's COVID vaccine in kids as young as 12 (Read more)

- Canada's COVID-19 cases surpass 1.3 million

China

- Chinese mainland reports 9 new COVID-19 cases, all imported (Read more)

May 12 

Outside China

- India's COVID-19 death toll surpasses 250,000 (Read more)

- UK government unveils post-COVID recovery plan in Queen's Speech (Read more)

- Nepal reports record high one-day COVID-19 death toll, new infections (Read more)

China

- Chinese mainland reports 16 new COVID-19 cases, all imported

May 11

Outside China

- India records around 330,000 new COVID-19 infections, active cases fall (Read more)

- US authorizes Pfizer/BioNTech COVID vaccine for children 12 to 15 (Read more)

- Anti-epidemic supplies including 100 oxygen concentrators and 40 ventilators donated by the Red Cross Society of China arrived in India (Read more)

China

- More than 332.96 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines had been administered across China as of Monday

- Chinese mainland reports 14 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, all imported

May 10

Outside China

- Egypt to produce China's Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine in June (Read more)

- Cuba's mass vaccination campaign against COVID-19 to start in Havana with homegrown vaccines (Read more)

- Modi takes hit amid COVID-19 surge (Read more)

China

- Over 324 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered in China as of Sunday

- Chinese mainland reports 11 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, all imported

May 9

Outside China

- European leaders postpone decision on patent waiver of COVID-19 vaccines (Read more)

- 26 Nepali lawmakers test positive for COVID-19 ahead of key vote on PM (Read more)

China

- Chinese mainland reports 12 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, all imported

- Over 317 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administrated in China as of Saturday (Read more)

May 8

Outside China

- Pressure grows for India lockdown (Read more)

- UK unveils 'green list' of countries for foreign travel from May 17 (Read more)

China

- Chinese mainland reports 7 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, all imported

- More than 308 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines had been administered across China as of May 7, the National Health Commission said Saturday (Read more)

May 7

Outside China

- Study: COVID-19 death toll in US may be much higher (Read more)

- Italian PM urges boost in global COVID-19 vaccine production

- Japan to extend virus emergency to end of month, expand coverage (Read more)

China

- Chinese mainland reports 13 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, all imported (Read more)

May 6

Outside China

- India's COVID-19 tally crosses 21 million with over 410,000 new cases in 24 hours

- Argentina sees record-high daily COVID-19 deaths (Read more)

- Biden says he plans to back WTO IP waiver for COVID-19 vaccines (Read more)

China

- Chinese mainland reports 5 new COVID-19 cases, all imported (Read more)

May 5

Outside China

- India reports over 380,000 new cases (Read more)

- Cuba again surpasses 1,000 COVID-19 infections in one day

- Brazil's COVID-19 death toll tops 410,000

China

- Chinese mainland reports 7 new COVID-19 cases, all imported

May 4

Outside China

- India's COVID-19 tally crossed the 20-million mark on Tuesday, confirmed the federal health ministry.

- Most capacity limits to end in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut on May 19 (Read more)

- 3 cases of coronavirus mutation detected in Indonesia

- Palestine extends state of emergency to prevent variants' spread

China

- Chinese mainland reports 17 new COVID-19 cases, all imported

- China gives 279.91 million COVID-19 vaccine doses as of May 3 (Read more)

- EU regulators start review of China's Sinovac vaccine (Read more)

May 3

Outside China

- Pakistan to commence local production of China's COVID-19 vaccine: official (Read more)

- First Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines arrive in South Africa

China

- Chinese mainland reports 11 new COVID-19 cases, all imported (Read more)

May 2

Outside China

- Oxygen shortage in Indian capital hospital leaves 12 dead

China

- Chinese mainland reports 15 new COVID-19 cases, all imported

May 1

Outside China

- Infections top 150m as 'breakthrough cases' hit US (Read more)

China

- Chinese mainland reports 16 new COVID-19 cases, all imported

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