COVID-19 Vaccination Programme statistics

     The COVID-19 Vaccination Programme has been implemented for 175 days since February 26, 2021.
     So far, about 6 881 100 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 1 446 300 2 412 300 3 858 500
Second vaccine dose 1 165 000 1 857 600 3 022 600
* The numbers are rounded to the nearest hundred.
     In the 24 hours ending at 8pm today (August 19), about 59 500 persons have received vaccination and about 12 000 new vaccination bookings have been made online. Details are as follows:
  Sinovac vaccine BioNTech vaccine
Number of persons receiving first dose 7 500 21 200
Number of persons receiving second dose 8 900 22 000
Overall percentage of persons receiving vaccines at Community Vaccination Centres (CVCs) 97% 98%
Number of online bookings for receiving first and second vaccine doses 2 300 9 700
* The numbers are rounded to the nearest hundred.
     In the 24 hours ending at 0.00am today, there were 12 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. Six of them were discharged, one person was admitted for observation, four persons were discharged against medical advice and one person left hospital without seeking any consultation.

Ends/Thursday, August 19, 2021
Issued at HKT 22:03