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4 imported COVID-19 cases found

The Centre for Health Protection today said it is investigating four additional imported COVID-19 cases, three of which involve the L452R mutant strain while the remaining case’s mutation test result is pending.   The four patients arrived from the Philippines, Indonesia and Singapore. All of them tested positive for the virus during quarantine.   A total of 64 cases were reported in Hong Kong in the past 14 days. One is a local case with an unknown infection source and the rest are imported.   For information and health advice on COVID-19, visit the Government’s dedicated webpage. http://dlvr.it/S9x3zz

2.93m vaccine doses administered

About 2,934,300 doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered to the public, with about 1,738,100 people receiving their first dose and around 1,196,200 getting their second dose.   Among those given the first dose of vaccines, about 760,700 people have received the Sinovac jab and about 977,400 people have received the BioNTech one.   For the second dose, about 496,500 people have received the Sinovac vaccine, while about 699,800 people have been administered the BioNTech jab.   About 10,900 people received their first dose of the Sinovac vaccine and around 3,600 people received their second dose under the COVID-19 Vaccination Programme today.   For the BioNTech vaccine, about 19,100 people received their first dose and about 8,900 people received their second dose.   The overall percentage of people who received the Sinovac vaccine at community vaccination centres is about 96%, while it is 97% for the BioNTech one.   As of 8pm, about 5,800 people booked their first and second doses of the Sinovac vaccine online, while about 15,000 reserved their first and second doses of the BioNTech jab.   As of midnight, 16 people were sent to hospitals.
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