COVID-19 Vaccination Programme statistics

     The COVID-19 Vaccination Programme has been implemented for 162 days since February 26, 2021. The total number of vaccine doses administered has exceeded six million as at today (August 6).
     So far, about 6 060 000 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 1 335 100 2 099 100 3 434 200
Second vaccine dose 1 046 800 1 579 000 2 625 800
* The numbers are rounded to the nearest hundred.
     In the 24 hours ending at 8pm today, about 70 400 persons have received vaccination and about 28 300 new vaccination bookings have been made online. Details are as follows:
  Sinovac vaccine BioNTech vaccine
Number of persons receiving first dose 11 400 21 300
Number of persons receiving second dose 12 100 25 600
Overall percentage of persons receiving vaccines at Community Vaccination Centres (CVCs) 97% 99%
Number of online bookings for receiving first and second vaccine doses 5 100 23 300
* The numbers are rounded to the nearest hundred.
     In the 24 hours ending at 0.00am today, there were eight cases of ambulance transfer to hospital from CVCs or designated general out-patient clinics of the Hospital Authority. They were sent to hospital after experiencing common side effects after vaccination and were in stable condition. Four of them were discharged, three persons were admitted for observation and one person left hospital without seeking any consultation.

Ends/Friday, August 6, 2021
Issued at HKT 21:37