(Fighting against New Coronary Pneumonia) Hong Kong people over the age of 60 will be able to make an appointment for the fourth dose of the new crown vaccine

  China News Agency, Hong Kong, April 13 (Reporter Zhang Xiaoxi) The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government announced on the 13th that people aged 60 or above who have received three doses of the new crown vaccine, at least three months after receiving the last dose of the vaccine, at 8 am on the 14th. The fourth dose of the vaccine can be booked online from now on.

  The Secretary for the Civil Service of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government, Nie Dequan, announced earlier that starting from April 8, people in Hong Kong who have reached the age of 60 and have received the third dose of the vaccine for at least three months can go to the community vaccination center or the vaccination station of the public hospital. On the same day, the fourth dose of the vaccine will be vaccinated; the online reservation system will be updated on the 14th.

  In addition, the SAR government also announced on the 13th that Hong Kong parents or guardians can make online appointments for the third dose of Sinovac vaccine for children aged 3 to 11 who have received two doses of Sinovac vaccine for three months from 8:00 on the 14th. .

  The Hong Kong SAR government lowered the minimum age for getting the Kexing vaccine to 3 years old from February 15 this year, and then decided to shorten the interval between vaccinations on March 4. The interval was reduced from six months to three months.

  According to the announcement of the SAR government, as of 8 p.m. on April 12, the proportion of Hong Kong children aged 3 to 11 who received the first dose of the new crown vaccine was 62.9%, and the proportion who had received two doses of the vaccine was 31.9%.

  The Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, Carrie Lam, said at the anti-epidemic press conference on the 13th that the situation of children aged 3 to 11 being vaccinated against the new crown is still "very unsatisfactory", and the SAR government will do more publicity, education and promotion work to facilitate Parents arrange vaccinations for their children to provide their children with due protection.

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