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Chan Kwok-ki, Algernon Yau in quarantine

​Director of Chief Executive’s Office Chan Kwok-ki and Secretary for Commerce & Economic Development (designate) Algernon Yau are undergoing quarantine in accordance with the Centre for Health Protection’s guidelines, the Government said today.   They were identified as close contacts after an assessment by the centre, as Mr Chan’s wife and a friend of Mr Yau had tested preliminary positive for COVID-19.    Both men have regularly conducted COVID-19 rapid antigen tests and the results have been negative. They also tested negative after conducting a COVID-19 rapid antigen test today. http://dlvr.it/SSZsfs

5.21m vaccine jabs administered

About 5,214,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered to the public, with about 3,006,700 people receiving their first dose and around 2,207,300 getting their second dose.   Among those given the first dose of vaccines, about 1,200,700 people have received the Sinovac jab and about 1,806,100 people have received the BioNTech one.   For the second dose, about 905,800 people have received the Sinovac vaccine, while about 1,301,400 people have been administered the BioNTech jab.   About 64,400 people received jabs under the COVID-19 Vaccination Programme today.   About 8,900 people received their first dose of the Sinovac vaccine and around 12,000 people received their second dose.                    For the BioNTech vaccine, about 15,100 people received their first dose and about 28,400 people received their second dose.   The overall percentage of people who received the Sinovac vaccine at community vaccination centres is about 97%, while it is 99% for the BioNTech one.   As of 8pm, about 3,900 people booked their first and second doses of the Sinovac vaccine online, while about 21,000 reserved their first and second doses of the BioNTech jab.   As of midnight, 14 people were sent to hospitals.
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