Almost 94% of adults fully vaccinated


KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 21,960,911 people, or 93.8% of the adult population, have completed their Covid-19 vaccination.

Based on the Health Ministry’s data on the CovidNow portal, 97.2% of the adult population, or 22,745,310 people, have received at least one dose of the vaccine.

A total of 134,180 doses of the vaccine were dispensed on Sunday, involving both the adult and the adolescent populations.

This brings the total number of doses administered under the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme, which was launched on Feb 24, to 47,838,886.

A total of 2,662 booster doses were also administered to the target group, taking the total number of booster doses given to 21,477.

As for teenagers aged between 12 and 17, 25.6% or 806,330 of them have completed their vaccination while 78.2% or 2,463,207 have received at least the first dose of the vaccine since the immunisation programme for the adolescent group was launched on Sept 8. — Bernama

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