Statistics for COVID-19 Vaccination Programme
In the past 24 hours ending at 8pm today (March 23), the following figures were recorded:
(i) About 9 000 persons received their first dose of Sinovac vaccine, including about 6 400 persons vaccinated at eight Community Vaccination Centres (CVCs) and about 2 000 persons at private doctors and clinics participating in the programme; and
(ii) About 14 400 persons received their first dose of BioNTech vaccine at 19 CVCs.
(iii) A total of about 23 400 persons received their first dose of vaccine.
The overall percentage of people who have received Sinovac vaccine at eight CVCs today is about 80 per cent, while the overall percentage of people who have received BioNTech vaccine at 19 CVCs today is about 96 per cent.
So far, a cumulative total of about 403 000 persons have received their first vaccination dose (Annex 1), with about 252 800 persons receiving Sinovac vaccine and about 150 200 persons receiving BioNTech vaccine.
As of 8pm today, about 5 600 persons had reserved their first and second doses of the Sinovac vaccine online in the past 24 hours, while about 11 100 persons had reserved their first and second doses of the BioNTech vaccine online.
In the past 24 hours ending at 0000 hours today, there were 20 cases of ambulance transfer to hospital. Among them, 15 persons were discharged, three persons were admitted for observation, two persons were discharged against medical advice (Annex 2).
Meanwhile, as background information, in the past 24 hours ending at 0000 hours today, there were 47 cases of stroke or myocardial infarction that required admission to Intensive Care Unit, Acute Stroke Unit and Cardiac Care Unit in public hospitals. This figure is the actual total number of new cases admitted to concerned wards due to stroke or myocardial infarction and serves as a cross reference for the general public to comprehend the unwell cases.
Ends/Tuesday, March 23, 2021
Issued at HKT 23:05
Issued at HKT 23:05