Covid-19: Almost 450,000 vaccinated as of Saturday (March 27), says Health Minister


KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): As of Saturday (March 27), some 448,187 individuals in the country have received Covid-19 vaccinations under the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme, says Datuk Seri Dr Adham Baba.

The Health Minister said of the total, 448,187 individuals had received the first dose of the vaccine while 118,013 people had completed the full vaccination regimen.

The information was shared on his official Twitter account via two infographics Sunday (March 28).

Selangor recorded the highest number of individuals who have received the first dose at 63,675, followed by Perak (49,545), Sabah (42,018), Kuala Lumpur (39,633), Sarawak (36,972), Johor (34,000), Pahang (33,463), Penang (31,802), Kedah (26,316), Negeri Sembilan (22,212), Terengganu (20,503), Kelantan (19,812), Melaka (11,672), Perlis (9,533), Putrajaya (4,695) and Labuan (2,347).

Meanwhile, Sarawak recorded the highest number of individuals who have completed the full vaccination regimen at 15,135, Pahang (12,283), Kelantan (11,411), Selangor (11,370), Kuala Lumpur (10,890), Perak (9,760), Johor (8,935), Sabah (8,352), Kedah (5,238), Penang (4,866), Terangganu (4,649), Negeri Sembilan (4,643), Melaka (4,103), Putrajaya (2,234), Perlis (2,157) and Labuan (1,987).

According to the infographics, the number of registrations for the national immunisation programme, as of Saturday, was 7,161,178, with Selangor recording the highest number of registrations at 1,979,666 or 40.8% of the total.

The immunisation exercise launched on Feb 24, aims to immunise, free of charge, all people in the country, locals and foreigners alike. - Bernama

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