Coronavirus live news: Hong Kong to vaccinate over-12s; Bulgaria to share doses with Balkan neighbours

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12.11pm BST

More than two billion Covid-19 vaccines have been given across the world, according to an AFP tally drawn from official sources.

The milestone comes six months after the first vaccination campaigns against Covid-19 began. At least 2,109,696,022 shots have been given in 215 countries and territories, according to the count from an AFP database.

11.56am BST

Greece is to supply its northern neighbours Albania and North Macedonia with 40,000 doses of Covid-19 vaccines, the country’s spokeswoman has said.

“Greece, in coordination with the European Commission, as most European countries do for their neighbours, will offer vaccines … 20,000 doses to North Macedonia and 20,000 to Albania,” Aristotelia Peloni told a news conference.

Continue reading… Source: The Guardian: Coronavirus live news: Hong Kong to vaccinate over-12s; Bulgaria to share doses with Balkan neighbours ———

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