91.4% of adults fully vaccinated


KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 91.4% or 21,399,802 of the adult population in Malaysia have completed the Covid-19 vaccination as of Friday.

According to the Health Ministry’s data on the CovidNow portal, 95.1% of the adult population or 22,260,137 individuals had received at least one dose of the vaccine.

A total of 174,732 doses of the vaccine were dispensed on Friday, involving both the adult and adolescent population.

This brings the cumulative total of doses administered to adults under the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme (PICK) since Feb 24 to 46,633,404.

As for youngsters aged 12 to 17 years, 20.2% or 637,079 individuals had completed the vaccination while 77.5% or 2,439,727 had received at least the first dose of the vaccine since PICK for the adolescent group was launched on Sept 8.

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