Coronavirus: Hong Kong extends vaccination scheme to October; officials set sights on 70 per cent coverage by end of next month


Hong Kong has confirmed the extension of its Covid-19 vaccination programme to October, as officials aim for 70 per cent of the population having received at least one dose by the end of next month.Keeping the community vaccination centres open for another month forms part of the government’s latest push towards herd immunity against the coronavirus amid higher uptake of the jabs.“The demand for Covid-19 vaccination has increased recently. Should the vaccination progress be maintained at the…

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