About 8,901,700 doses of vaccines administered under COVID-19 Vaccination Programme, 8,200 persons have received vaccination in last 24 hours

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17th October 2021 – (Hong Kong)  ​The COVID-19 Vaccination Programme has been implemented for 234 days since 26th February 2021.

So far, about 8,901,700 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 dose1,656,7002,904,7004,561,400
Second vaccine dose1,580,9002,759,4004,340,300

* The numbers are rounded to the nearest hundred.

In the 24 hours ending at 8pm today, about 8,200 persons have received vaccination. Details are as follows:

 Sinovac vaccineBioNTech vaccine
Number of persons receiving first dose8001,800
Number of persons receiving second dose1,4004,100
Overall percentage of persons receiving vaccines at Community Vaccination Centres (CVCs)95%86%

* 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. Both of them were discharged.

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