COVID-19 Vaccination Programme statistics

     The COVID-19 Vaccination Programme has been implemented for 157 days since February 26, 2021.
     So far, about 5 719 000 doses of vaccines have been administered under the Vaccination Programme. Details are as follows:
  Number of persons receiving Sinovac vaccine Number of persons receiving BioNTech vaccine Total number of doses
First vaccine dose 1 275 900 1 980 100 3 256 100
Second vaccine dose 990 700 1 472 300 2 462 900
* The numbers are rounded to the nearest hundred.
     In the 24 hours ending at 8pm today (August 1), about 55 800 persons have received vaccination and about 27 300 new vaccination bookings have been made online. Details are as follows:
  Sinovac vaccine BioNTech vaccine
Number of persons receiving first dose 6 200 22 400
Number of persons receiving second dose 7 300 19 700
Overall percentage of persons receiving vaccines at Community Vaccination Centres (CVCs) 96% 98%
Number of online bookings for receiving first and second vaccine doses 4 200 23 100
* The numbers are rounded to the nearest hundred.
     In the 24 hours ending at 0.00am today, there were nine cases of ambulance transfer to hospital from CVCs. They were sent to hospital after experiencing common side effects after vaccination and were in stable condition. Six of them were discharged, one person was admitted for observation, one person was discharged against medical advice and one person left hospital without seeking any consultation.

Ends/Sunday, August 1, 2021
Issued at HKT 21:50