Covid-19: 90.6% of Malaysia's adult population fully vaccinated

KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): A total of 21,220,121 individuals or 90.6% of the adult population in the country have completed their Covid-19 vaccination as of Tuesday (Oct 12), according to the Health Ministry (MOH).

Based on the MOH’s data on the CovidNow portal, 94.9% of the adult population, or 22,215,504 individuals have received at least one dose of the vaccine.

A total of 209,534 doses of the vaccine were dispensed yesterday, bringing the total number of doses administered under the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme (PICK) to 46,044,734.

As for teenagers who are aged 12 to 17 years, a total of 370,995 individuals or 11.8% of them have completed the vaccination, while 74.8%, or 2,352,464 individuals have received at least the first dose of the vaccine since the PICK programme for the group was launched last Sept 8. -Bernama

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