Covid-19: Malaysia maintains momentum, over 550,000 vaccine doses administered

  • Nation
  • Wednesday, 28 Jul 2021

PETALING JAYA: A total of 553,871 Covid-19 vaccine doses were administered on Tuesday (July 27), as Malaysia maintains its momentum in its ongoing initiative against the virus.

Out of this, 356,112 received their first dose while 197,759 received their second dose.

The Special Committee on Ensuring Access to Covid-19 Vaccine Supply (JKJAV) said in a series of tweets on Wednesday (July 28) that in the Klang Valley alone, 238,518 doses were given to the people under the Ops Surge Capacity on Tuesday.

Out of them, 144,285 received their first dose while 94,233 got their second dose.

This brings the cumulative total number of doses given nationwide to 18,393,347.

The number of people who received the first dose stands at 12,487,441 while 5,905,906 have received two doses of a Covid-19 vaccine.

This also means that 29.7% of our adult population has received two doses of a vaccine, while 82.9% have received their first dose so far.

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