Coronavirus: more than 40,000 sign up for vaccine, as Hong Kong leader applauds public’s sense of urgency

Up to 42,000 Hongkongers had signed up for Covid-19 jabs within hours of the bookings process for the mass vaccination drive opening, the city leader revealed on Tuesday.Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor welcomed the number of registrations, recorded as of 9am after a midnight launch, as a display of the public’s sense of urgency in getting immunised.Vaccinations start on Tuesday for priority groups, and Friday for the wider public, after the first 1 million jabs from mainland China manufacturer…

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