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Athlete seals another bronze

Secretary for Home Affairs Caspar Tsui hailed athlete Yam Kwok-fan for scoring a bronze medal in the Women's T36 200m event at the 11th National Games for Persons with Disabilities & the Eighth National Special Olympic Games today.   This is her second medal at the games after winning bronze in the Women's T36 100m event.   Sending his congratulations to the athlete and the team, Mr Tsui said: “Yam Kwok-fan pulled her efforts and displayed great tenacity in the competition. We are thrilled by her outstanding performance.”

8.6m jab doses administered

About 8,600,800 doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered to the public, with about 4,465,800 people receiving their first dose and around 4,135,000 getting their second dose.   Among those given the first dose of vaccines, about 1,620,000 people have received the Sinovac jab and about 2,845,800 people got the BioNTech one.   For the second dose, about 1,498,500 people have received the Sinovac vaccine, while about 2,636,500 people have been administered the BioNTech jab.   About 26,700 people received jabs under the COVID-19 Vaccination Programme today.   Around 4,100 people received their first dose of the Sinovac vaccine and around 7,100 people received their second dose.   For the BioNTech vaccine, about 4,300 people received their first dose and around 11,200 people got their second dose.   The overall percentage of people who received the Sinovac vaccine at community vaccination centres is about 96% while it is about 91% for the BioNTech one.   As of midnight, five people were sent to hospital.

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