KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): A total of 385,251 individuals have received both doses of their vaccine shots under the first phase of the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme as of Saturday (April 10), says Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Adham Baba.
He said during the same period, 571,472 received the first dose, bringing the total number of Covid-19 vaccine doses administered in the country to 956,723.
In an infographic posted on Twitter Sunday (April 11), Dr Adham said that Selangor had the highest number of recipients administered with the first dose at 76,612, followed by Sarawak (59,531), Sabah (54,058), Perak (52,677) and Kuala Lumpur (52,110).
Meanwhile, Selangor also recorded the highest number of recipients who had completed both doses totalling 52,133, followed by Perak (41,348), Sabah (41,029), Kuala Lumpur (33,603) and Sarawak (30,639).
As for those who have signed up for the immunisation programme, Dr Adham said as of Saturday, a total of 8,443,581 or 34.80% had registered, with Selangor recording the highest number, totalling 2,263,133.
The first phase of the vaccination pragramme is from February to April, involving 500,000 frontliners, mainly health workers.
The second phase is from April to August this year involving 9.4 million senior citizens aged 60 and above, as well as vulnerable groups with morbidity problems, in addition to persons with disabilities.
The third phase scheduled from May to February 2022 is for individuals aged 18 and above, targeting about 13.7 million people. – Bernama