20% of adults are fully vaccinated


PETALING JAYA: A total of 15,071,814 doses of Covid-19 vaccines have been administered in Malaysia as of Tuesday.

According to figures posted by the Special Committee on Covid-19 Vaccine Supply (JKJAV) on Twitter yesterday, a total of 10,301,905 people (or 44% of the adult population) had received their first dose while 4,769,909 (or 20.4% of the adult population) received both doses.

It also said that a total of 299,593 doses of Covid-19 vaccines were administered on Tuesday where 204,064 individuals received their first dose while 95,529 people completed their second dose.

Bernama reported Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Adham Baba as saying in a Twitter post that the 4,769,909 individuals represented 14.6% of the country’s population.

He said 299,593 doses were administered on Hari Raya Aidiladha, of which 204,064 were for the first dose and 95,529 the second dose.

The five states which recorded the highest administration of vaccines on Tuesday were Selangor with 107,444, Kuala Lumpur (63,493), Sarawak (46,606), Johor (28,050) and Penang (14,630).

In the same post, Dr Adham said Labuan continued to record the highest percentage of adults completing the vaccination regimen with 64.7%, followed by Sarawak (47.3%), Perlis (36.5%), the Klang Valley (21.6%) and Negri Sembilan (20.9%).

Article type: metered
User Type: anonymous web
User Status:
Campaign ID: 46
Cxense type: free
User access status: 3
Join our Telegram channel to get our Evening Alerts and breaking news highlights
   

Next In Nation

Speaker kept his cool amidst insults, says Dr Wee
i-Citra payments to start by Aug 3, says Tengku Zafrul
King disappointed Emergency Ordinances revoked without his consent
Police detain 28 in raid on gambling syndicate call centre
PTPTN embarks on second five-year strategic plan
Anwar: Allow more days for special Parliament sitting
Covid-19: Priority is vaccinating citizens in Sabah, says Masidi
EMCO kicks off early in parts of Kota Kinabalu as police cordons go up around affected areas
Slip road on Cheras-Kajang Highway to be closed on Friday (July 30)
MACC ready to work with varsities to boost corruption awareness

Stories You'll Enjoy


Vouchers