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COVID-19 Vaccination Programme statistics
     The COVID-19 Vaccination Programme has been implemented for 180 days since February 26, 2021.
     So far, about 7 170 800 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 1 478 500 2 504 700 3 983 100
Second vaccine dose 1 212 000 1 975 700 3 187 700
* The numbers are rounded to the nearest hundred.
     In the 24 hours ending at 8pm today (August 24), about 56 900 persons have received vaccination and about 11 500 new vaccination bookings have been made online. Details are as follows:
  Sinovac vaccine BioNTech vaccine
Number of persons receiving first dose 6 900 20 300
Number of persons receiving second dose 9 400 20 400
Overall percentage of persons receiving vaccines at Community Vaccination Centres (CVCs) 97% 97%
Number of online bookings for receiving first and second vaccine doses 2 200 9 300
* The numbers are rounded to the nearest hundred.
     In the 24 hours ending at 0.00am today, there were 17 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. Twelve of them were discharged, four persons were admitted for observation and one person left hospital without seeking any consultation.
Ends/Tuesday, August 24, 2021
Issued at HKT 21:45
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