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COVID-19 Vaccination Programme statistics
     The COVID-19 Vaccination Programme has been implemented for 176 days since February 26, 2021.
     So far, about 6 944 100 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 1 454 300 2 430 500 3 884 800
Second vaccine dose 1 175 600 1 883 800 3 059 300
* The numbers are rounded to the nearest hundred.
     In the 24 hours ending at 8pm today (August 20), about 62 900 persons have received vaccination and about 11 000 new vaccination bookings have been made online. Details are as follows:
  Sinovac vaccine BioNTech vaccine
Number of persons receiving first dose 8 000 18 200
Number of persons receiving second dose 10 600 26 100
Overall percentage of persons receiving vaccines at Community Vaccination Centres (CVCs) 98% 98%
Number of online bookings for receiving first and second vaccine doses 2 300 8 700
* The numbers are rounded to the nearest hundred.
     In the 24 hours ending at 0.00am today, there were 19 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. Eleven of them were discharged, three persons were admitted for observation, four persons were discharged against medical advice and one person left hospital without seeking any consultation.
Ends/Friday, August 20, 2021
Issued at HKT 21:55
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