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Hong Kong reports 6 new imported COVID-19 cases

16 Oct 2021, 22:05 GMT+10

HONG KONG, Oct. 16 (Xinhua) -- Hong Kong's Center for Health Protection (CHP) reported six new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday, taking the total tally to 12,291.

The new cases are all imported cases, including five involving mutant strains.

A total of 64 cases have been reported in the past 14 days, including one untraceable local case, while the rest are imported, according to the CHP.

Hong Kong's vaccination drive is making steady progress. Since the launch of the government inoculation program in late February, around 4.55 million people, or 67.6 percent of the eligible population, have taken at least one shot of the vaccine, while around 4.3 million are fully vaccinated.

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