276k receive COVID-19 jab

March 18, 2021

Around 276,600 people have been vaccinated against COVID-19, with about 201,500 receiving their first dose of the Sinovac vaccine and about 75,100 their first dose of the BioNTech jab, the Government announced.


About 22,600 people received their first vaccine dose under the COVID-19 Vaccination Programme today. Among them, around 11,800 received the Sinovac vaccine and about 10,800 the BioNTech one.


The overall percentage of people who have received the Sinovac vaccine at eight community vaccination centres is about 83%, while around 94% have received the BioNTech jab at 19 centres.


As of midnight, 12 people were sent to hospital for treatment.

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