MIL-OSI Asia-Pac: 5.59m vaccine jabs given

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Source: Hong Kong Information Services

About 5,598,100 doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered to the public, with about 3,197,400 people receiving their first dose and around 2,400,600 getting their second dose.

Among those given the first dose of vaccines, about 1,261,200 people have received the Sinovac jab and about 1,936,300 people have received the BioNTech one.

For the second dose, about 971,000 people have received the Sinovac vaccine, while about 1,429,600 people have been administered the BioNTech jab.

About 70,100 people received jabs under the COVID-19 Vaccination Programme today.

About 11,100 people received their first dose of the Sinovac vaccine and around 14,000 people received their second dose.

For the BioNTech vaccine, about 20,500 people received their first dose and around 24,500 people got their second dose.

The overall percentage of people who received the Sinovac vaccine at community vaccination centres is about 94%, while it is about 98% for the BioNTech one.

As of 8pm, about 3,700 people booked their first and second doses of the Sinovac vaccine online, while about 18,100 reserved their first and second doses of the BioNTech jab.

As of midnight, 14 people were sent to hospitals.

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