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The fourth wave of the COVID-19 epidemic has lasted for some time. To our great relief, the number of local confirmed cases has remained at low levels in recent days. The Government's multi-pronged strategy of continuously enhancing our anti-epidemic measures and preventing the importation of cases has proven effective.   Apart from keeping social distancing measures in place and mounting an extensive promotion of testing, we have specifically strengthened the manpower in contact tracing as this is a particularly crucial measure in cutting the chains of viral transmission.   The Department of Health's Contact Tracing Office has redoubled its efforts in speeding up the process of identifying close contacts. Their sterling efforts in contact tracing in the gym cluster last month have significantly helped in suppressing rebounds within a number of days. This was a remarkable success.   For this, I must thank all those who have helped, including some 200 colleagues seconded f

505k doses of vaccine given

About 505,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered to the public, with about 309,700 people receiving their first dose of the Sinovac vaccine and about 44,000 people getting their second dose.   About 151,300 people have received the BioNTech vaccine so far.   Around 5,100 people received their first dose of the Sinovac vaccine under the COVID-19 Vaccination Programme today.   Among them, some 3,300 people received the jabs at eight community vaccination centres (CVCs) while about 1,800 were inoculated at private doctors and clinics participating in the programme.   Around 9,600 people received their second dose of the Sinovac vaccine today, including about 3, 900 people vaccinated at CVCs and about 5,700 through private doctors and clinics.   The overall percentage of people who received the Sinovac vaccine at CVCs is about 94%.   As of 8pm, about 2,900 people had reserved their first and second doses of the Sinovac vaccine online in the past 24 hours.   As of midnight, three people were sent to hospitals.
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