Additional CoronaVac vaccine doses purchased by Government arrive in Hong Kong

     The Government announced today (October 31) that about 360 000 extra doses of the CoronaVac vaccine have been purchased to cope with the demand for COVID-19 vaccination. The batch of vaccines has been delivered to Hong Kong from Beijing today.

     Soon after the arrival of the new batch of the CoronaVac vaccine, staff carried out stringent checking and inspection on the vaccine in accordance with established procedures to ensure that it complies with the product specifications and that the transportation process follows the relevant cold-chain requirements.

     ‚ÄčThe Government has launched the COVID-19 Vaccination Programme. Members of the public are encouraged to get vaccinated. Details of the programme can be found at the designated website (

Ends/Monday, October 31, 2022
Issued at HKT 18:45