Covid-19 vaccination: More than 80,000 people have received their first dose so far


  • Nation
  • Thursday, 04 Mar 2021

PETALING JAYA: A total of 80,336 people in the country have received their first Covid-19 vaccine dose as of Wednesday (March 3).

An infographic on the Special Committee on Ensuring Access to Covid-19 Vaccine Supply (JKJAV) Facebook page also provided a breakdown of doses administered by state, with Sarawak in the lead at 13,691.

Kuala Lumpur was second at 8,505 followed by Perak at 7,757.

Malaysia's Covid-19 vaccination programme started on Feb 24 and frontliners are currently being vaccinated in the first phase of the vaccination programme that will end next month.

The second phase from April to August this year will involve high-risk groups and those aged 60 and above, while the rest of the Malaysian population aged 18 years and above will be vaccinated in the third phase, which is from May 2021 to February 2022.

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