5,014,300 doses of COVID-19 vaccines administered in HK, 29,600 new online vaccination bookings made


21st July 2021 – (Hong Kong)   The COVID-19 Vaccination Programme has been implemented for 146 days since 26th February, 2021. The total number of vaccine doses administered has exceeded five million doses today.

So far, about 5,014,300 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 dose1,172,3001,750,3002,922,600
Second vaccine dose865,7001,226,0002,091,700

* The numbers are rounded to the nearest hundred.

In the 24 hours ending at 8pm today, about 60,700 persons have received vaccination and about 29,600 new vaccination bookings have been made online. Details are as follows:

 Sinovac vaccineBioNTech vaccine
Number of persons receiving first dose8,70025,700
Number of persons receiving second dose11,70014,600
Overall percentage of persons receiving vaccines at Community Vaccination Centres (CVCs)96%98%
Number of online bookings for receiving first and second vaccine doses4,30025,300

* The numbers are rounded to the nearest hundred.

In the 24 hours ending at 0.00am today, there were 18 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. Fourteen of them were discharged, one person was admitted for observation, two persons were discharged against medical advice and one person left hospital without seeking any consultation.