Nation’s daily vaccinations on six-day high

Shot in the arm: Dr Adham giving a man his Covid-19 vaccine during a Vaccination Outreach Programme visit with Institut Jantung Negara at Dewan Serbaguna Kampung Semangar Dalam, Kota Tinggi in Johor. — Bernama

KUALA LUMPUR: The number of Covid-19 daily vaccinations in the country has surpassed 500,000 doses in the past six consecutive days, with 519,111 doses administered.

In an infographic posted on Twitter, Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Adham Baba said from the total given out on Saturday, 316,492 were first shots while 202,619 were second doses.

Cumulatively, 20,533,660 doses have been administered in the country since the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme kicked off on Feb 24.

The number covers 13,816,971 first jabs while 6,716,689 recipients received the second dose. — Bernama

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