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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

6.51m vaccine doses given

About 6,515,500 doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered to the public, with about 3,668,300 people receiving their first dose and around 2,847,200 getting their second dose.   Among those given the first dose of vaccines, about 1,400,400 people have received the Sinovac jab and about 2,267,800 people have received the BioNTech one.   For the second dose, about 1,113,300 people have received the Sinovac vaccine, while about 1,733,900 people have been administered the BioNTech jab.   About 68,300 people received jabs under the COVID-19 Vaccination Programme today.   About 9,800 people received their first dose of the Sinovac vaccine and around 10,900 people received their second dose.   For the BioNTech vaccine, about 23,600 people received their first dose and around 24,000 people got their second dose.   The overall percentage of people who received the Sinovac vaccine at community vaccination centres is about 97%, while it is about 98% for the BioNTech one.   As of 8pm, about 2,900 people booked their first and second doses of the Sinovac vaccine online, while about 12,000 reserved their first and second doses of the BioNTech jab.   As of midnight, 15 people were sent to hospitals.
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