8,893,500 doses of vaccines administered under the COVID-19 Vaccination Programme, 18,500 persons have received vaccination in last 24 hours


16th October 2021 – (Hong Kong)  The COVID-19 Vaccination Programme has been implemented for 233 days since 26th February, 2021.
So far, about 8,893,500 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 dose1,655,9002,902,8004,558,800
Second vaccine dose1,579,5002,755,2004,334,700

* The numbers are rounded to the nearest hundred.

 In the 24 hours ending at 8pm today, about 18,500 persons have received vaccination. Details are as follows:

 Sinovac vaccineBioNTech vaccine
Number of persons receiving first dose2,3003,900
Number of persons receiving second dose4,3008,100
Overall percentage of persons receiving vaccines at Community Vaccination Centres (CVCs)85%89%

* The numbers are rounded to the nearest hundred.

In the 24 hours ending at 0.00am today, there were two 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. One of them was discharged and one person was discharged against medical advice.