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COVID-19 Vaccination Programme statistics
     The COVID-19 Vaccination Programme has been implemented for 177 days since February 26, 2021. The total number of vaccine doses administered has exceeded seven million as at today (August 21).
     So far, about 7 003 800 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 1 460 500 2 446 400 3 906 900
Second vaccine dose 1 185 400 1 911 500 3 096 900
* The numbers are rounded to the nearest hundred.
     In the 24 hours ending at 8pm today, about 59 500 persons have received vaccination and about 10 300 new vaccination bookings have been made online. Details are as follows:
  Sinovac vaccine BioNTech vaccine
Number of persons receiving first dose 6 100 15 900
Number of persons receiving second dose 9 800 27 700
Overall percentage of persons receiving vaccines at Community Vaccination Centres (CVCs) 97% 98%
Number of online bookings for receiving first and second vaccine doses 2 200 8 000
* 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. Nine of them were discharged, two persons were admitted for observation and one person left hospital without seeking any consultation.
Ends/Saturday, August 21, 2021
Issued at HKT 21:55
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