1,220,939 people have had both doses of vaccines


KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 1, 220, 939 people have received both doses of vaccination under the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme, says Datuk Seri Dr Adham Baba (pic).

In a posting on his Twitter account, the Health Minister said 2, 724, 048 people had received their first dose, bringing the total number of doses administered to 3, 944, 987.

Five states with the highest number of fully vaccinated people are Selangor with 157, 671, followed by Sarawak (128, 648), Kuala Lumpur (113, 466), Johor (113, 171) and Perak (110, 610).

The programme is now in its second phase, which runs from April until August and will involve the vaccination of 9.4 million people, comprising senior citizens, vulnerable groups and persons with disabilities.

The third phase, from May to February next year, will inoculate those aged 18 and above, both citizens and foreigners, totalling some 13.7 million.

About 500, 000 frontliners have been vaccinated under the first phase. — Bernama

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