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COVID-19 Vaccination Programme statistics
     The COVID-19 Vaccination Programme has been implemented for 184 days since February 26, 2021.
     So far, about 7 411 800 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 1 505 100 2 572 600 4 077 600
Second vaccine dose 1 255 300 2 078 900 3 334 200
* The numbers are rounded to the nearest hundred.
     In the 24 hours ending at 8pm today (August 28), about 60 800 persons have received vaccination and about 8 100 new vaccination bookings have been made online. Details are as follows:
  Sinovac vaccine BioNTech vaccine
Number of persons receiving first dose 6 300 15 800
Number of persons receiving second dose 10 700 28 100
Overall percentage of persons receiving vaccines at Community Vaccination Centres (CVCs) 97% 98%
Number of online bookings for receiving first and second vaccine doses 1 700 6 400
* The numbers are rounded to the nearest hundred.
     In the 24 hours ending at 0.00am today, there were 14 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. Eight of them were discharged, five persons were discharged against medical advice and one person left hospital without seeking any consultation.
Ends/Saturday, August 28, 2021
Issued at HKT 21:43
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