People wearing face masks to prevent the spread of coronavirus, walk across a street in Hong Kong, Saturday, May 15, 2021. (KIN CHEUNG / AP)
HONG KONG - Hong Kong reported no new COVID-19 cases on Sunday as the city’s tally remained at 11, 837.
In a statement on Sunday afternoon, the Centre for Health Protection of the Department of Health said there were no new recorded local or imported coronavirus cases.
The CHP said that a total of 17 virus cases were reported from May 16 to 29, including 16 imported infections
Hong Kong also reported no new virus infections on Thursday and Friday. On Saturday, the city logged one imported case.
The CHP said that a total of 17 virus cases were reported from May 16 to 29, including 16 imported infections.
In a separate statement on Saturday night, the government said about 2,328,700 doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered to for members of the public.
Among them, about 1,342,200 persons have received their first dose, with about 577,500 persons receiving the Sinovac vaccine and about 764,600 persons getting the BioNTech shot.
There were also about 986,600 persons who have received their second dose, with about 424,600 persons choosing the Sinovac jab and about 562,000 persons taking BioNTech.
A total of 25 confirmed patients were being treated as of Sunday in 13 public hospitals and the North Lantau Hospital Hong Kong Infection Control Centre, including one patient in critical condition and another in serious condition, according to the Hospital Authority.
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