1,132,200 second COVID-19 doses administered, 34,600 new vaccination bookings made


8th June 2021 – (Hong Kong)  The COVID-19 Vaccination Programme has been implemented for 103 days since 26th February, 2021.

So far, about 2,716,000 doses of vaccines have been administered under the Vaccination Programme. Details are as follows:

 Number of persons receiving Sinovac vaccineNumber of persons receiving BioNTech vaccineTotal number of doses
First vaccine dose691,900892,0001,583,900
Second vaccine dose476,400655,8001,132,200

* The numbers are rounded to the nearest hundred.

In the 24 hours ending at 8pm today (June 8), about 36 400 persons have received vaccination and about 34,600 new vaccination bookings have been made online. Details are as follows:

 Sinovac vaccineBioNTech vaccine
Number of persons receiving first dose13,90012,400
Number of persons receiving second dose4,2005,800
Overall percentage of persons receiving vaccines at Community Vaccination Centres (CVCs)96%97%
Number of online bookings for receiving first and second vaccine doses1190022,700

* The numbers are rounded to the nearest hundred.

In the 24 hours ending at 0.00am today, there were nine 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. Six of them were discharged, one person was admitted for observation and two persons were discharged against medical advice.