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Jab service expands to mall

The Government’s outreach team for the first time, set up a temporary vaccination area to provide a walk-in COVID-19 vaccination service at a shopping mall in Kwun Tong today.   Secretary for the Civil Service Patrick Nip inspected its operation and presented prizes to winners of a lucky draw which was held to encourage the public to get vaccinated. He thanked the shopping mall for providing the venue and for joining the Government in promoting the vaccination campaign.   “This is the first time that our outreach service team has provided a COVID-19 vaccination walk-in service at a shopping mall to allow people who wanted to get vaccinated to do so immediately without prior booking.”   He noted that as the Government has started giving out consumption vouchers, citizens may use them at shopping centres.   “I hope that while they go shopping, they can also realise the importance and urgency of getting vaccinated,” he added.   Almost 300 people including shopping mall and offic

400k people inoculated

Around 403,000 people have been vaccinated against COVID-19, with about 252,800 receiving their first dose of the Sinovac vaccine and about 150,200 their first dose of the BioNTech jab, the Government announced.   About 23,400 people received their first vaccine dose under the COVID-19 Vaccination Programme today. Among them, around 9,000 received the Sinovac vaccine and about 14,400 the BioNTech one.   The overall percentage of people who have received the Sinovac vaccine at eight community vaccination centres is about 80%, while around 96% have received the BioNTech jab at 19 centres.   As of 8pm today, about 5,600 people had reserved their first and second doses of the Sinovac vaccine online in the past 24 hours, while about 11,100 had reserved the BioNTech vaccine.   As of midnight, 20 people were sent to the hospital for treatment.
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