113,000 persons have received their 2nd dose of COVID-19 vaccination in HK, 5 cases of ambulance transfers to hospitals reported

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6th April 2021 – (Hong Kong)  The COVID-19 Vaccination Programme has been implemented for the 40th day since 26th February, 2021.
 
 So far, about 615,500 doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered for members of the public. Among them, about 502,500 persons have received their first dose, with about 333,100 persons receiving the Sinovac vaccine and about 169,400 persons receiving the BioNTech vaccine. About 113,000 persons have received their second dose, with about 89,300 persons receiving the Sinovac vaccine and about 23,700 persons receiving the BioNTech vaccine.
 
In the last 24 hours ending at 8pm today, the following vaccination and booking figures were recorded:
 
(i) About 2,700 persons received their first dose of the Sinovac vaccine, including about 2,300 persons vaccinated at eight Community Vaccination Centres (CVCs) and about 400 persons at private doctors and clinics participating in the programme;
 
(ii) about 6,200 persons received their second dose of the Sinovac vaccine, including about 4,900 persons vaccinated at the CVCs and about 1,300 persons at private doctors and clinics;
 
(iii) about 12,800 persons received their first dose of the BioNTech vaccine at 21 CVCs, and about 16,500 persons received their second dose of the BioNTech vaccine;
 
(iv) the overall percentage of people who have received the Sinovac vaccine at the eight CVCs is about 96 per cent; while the overall percentage of people who have received the BioNTech vaccine at the 21 CVCs is about 96 per cent; and
 
(v) about 2,500 persons have made online bookings for receiving their first and second doses of the Sinovac vaccine, while about 11,600 persons have made online bookings for receiving their first and second doses of the BioNTech vaccine.
 
  In the last 24 hours ending at 12am today, there were five cases of ambulance transfers to hospitals. Among them, three persons were discharged and two persons were admitted for observation:

Source: CHP


 
  As background information, in the last 24 hours ending at 0.00am today, there were 36 cases of stroke or myocardial infarction that required admission to the Intensive Care Unit, Acute Stroke Unit and Cardiac Care Unit of public hospitals. The state of new cases admitted to the wards concerned is provided as a cross reference to enhance fuller public understanding of cases of the kind recorded on vaccine recipients.

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