8.24 mn vaccine jabs administered in HK
As of Wednesday (Sept. 15), about 8,247,600 doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered to the public, with about 4,367,400 people receiving their first dose and around 3,880,200 getting their second dose.
Among those given the first dose of vaccines, about 1,586,000 people have received the Sinovac jab and about 2,781,400 people got the BioNTech one.
For the second dose, about 1,421,800 people have received the Sinovac vaccine, while about 2,458,400 people have been administered the BioNTech jab.
About 29,600 people received jabs under the COVID-19 Vaccination Programme on Wednesday.
Around 3,800 people received their first dose of the Sinovac vaccine and around 7,400 people received their second dose.
For the BioNTech vaccine, about 4,500 people received their first dose and around 13,900 people got their second dose.
The overall percentage of people who received the Sinovac vaccine at community vaccination centers is about 97% while it is about 96% for the BioNTech one.
As of 8 pm Wednesday, about 1,000 people booked their first and second doses of the Sinovac vaccine online, while about 4,100 reserved their first and second doses of the BioNTech jab.