About 9,043,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered under the Vaccination Programme, about 6,300 persons have received vaccination

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31st October 2021 – (Hong Kong)  The COVID-19 Vaccination Programme has been implemented for 248 days since 26th February, 2021.

So far, about 9,043,000 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 dose1,680,1002,937,6004,617,700
Second vaccine dose1,620,8002,804,6004,425,300

* The numbers are rounded to the nearest hundred.

In the 24 hours ending at 8pm today, about 6,300 persons have received vaccination. Details are as follows:

 Sinovac vaccineBioNTech vaccine
Number of persons receiving first dose8001,900
Number of persons receiving second dose1,3002,300
Overall percentage of persons receiving vaccines at Community Vaccination Centres (CVCs)93%84%

* 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 admitted for observation.

The data dashboard in the designated website of the COVID-19 Vaccination Programme (www.covidvaccine.gov.hk/en/dashboard) provides the latest information of the Vaccination Programme, including vaccination figures, distribution of vaccinated population in terms of age, vaccination venue and gender, as well as the data on safety monitoring of COVID-19 vaccines, for public viewing.

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