About 8,874,900 doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered, 19,400 persons have received vaccination in last 24 hours

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15th October 2021 – (Hong Kong) The COVID-19 Vaccination Programme has been implemented for 232 days since 26th February, 2021.

  So far, about 8,874,900 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 dose1,653,6002,899,0004,552,600
Second vaccine dose1,575,2002,747,1004,322,300

* The numbers are rounded to the nearest hundred.

In the 24 hours ending at 8pm today, about 19,400 persons have received vaccination. Details are as follows:

 Sinovac vaccineBioNTech vaccine
Number of persons receiving first dose2,1003,400
Number of persons receiving second dose6,9007,000
Overall percentage of persons receiving vaccines at Community Vaccination Centres (CVCs)98%86%

* The numbers are rounded to the nearest hundred.

 In the 24 hours ending at 0.00am today, there was one case of ambulance transfer to hospital from a CVC. The person was sent to hospital after experiencing common side effects after vaccination and was in stable condition. The person was discharged against medical advice.

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