8,247,600 doses of COVID-19 vaccines administered in HK, 5,000 new vaccination bookings made


 15th September 2021 – (Hong Kong) The COVID-19 Vaccination Programme has been implemented for 202 days since 26th February, 2021.

So far, about 8,247,600 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 dose1,586,0002,781,4004,367,400
Second vaccine dose1,421,8002,458,4003,880,200

* The numbers are rounded to the nearest hundred.

In the 24 hours ending at 8pm today, about 29,600 persons have received vaccination and about 5,000 new vaccination bookings have been made online. Details are as follows:

 Sinovac vaccineBioNTech vaccine
Number of persons receiving first dose3,8004,500
Number of persons receiving second dose7,40013,900
Overall percentage of persons receiving vaccines at Community Vaccination Centres (CVCs)97%96%
Number of online bookings for receiving first and second vaccine doses1,0004,100

* The numbers are rounded to the nearest hundred.

In the 24 hours ending at 0.00am today, there were three 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. Two of them were discharged and one person was admitted for observation.