France targeting up to 2 million COVID-19 vaccine jabs this week: official

FILE PHOTO: COVID-19 vaccinations at the Foch hospital in Suresnes, near Paris

PARIS (Reuters) – France is targeting between 1.9 million and 2 million COVID-19 vaccine injections this week, up from 1.8 million last week, said a health ministry official on Tuesday.

The official added that the resumption in France of COVID-19 vaccinations with AstraZeneca’s shot was meeting expectations, with 600,000 doses used last week.

(Reporting by Matthias Blamont; Editing by Sudip Kar-Gupta)

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