8,188,100 doses of vaccines administered under the Vaccination Programme, 5,800 new vaccination bookings made


13th September 2021 – (Hong Kong)    The COVID-19 Vaccination Programme has been implemented for 200 days since 26th February, 2021.

So far, about 8,188,100 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 dose1,578,4002,772 5004,350,900
Second vaccine dose1,406,8002,430,4003,837,200

* The numbers are rounded to the nearest hundred.

     In the 24 hours ending at 8pm today, about 36,200 persons have received vaccination and about 5,800 new vaccination bookings have been made online. Details are as follows:

 Sinovac vaccineBioNTech vaccine
Number of persons receiving first dose4,3006,200
Number of persons receiving second dose8,80017,000
Overall percentage of persons receiving vaccines at Community Vaccination Centres (CVCs)96%96%
Number of online bookings for receiving first and second vaccine doses1,1004,700

* The numbers are rounded to the nearest hundred.

In the 24 hours ending at 0.00am today, there were six cases of ambulance transfer to hospital from CVCs. They were sent to hospital after experiencing common side effects after vaccination and were in stable condition. Three of them were discharged, one person was admitted for observation and two persons were discharged against medical advice.