94% of adult population fully vaccinated


KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 21,993,417 individuals or 94% of the adult population in Malaysia have completed their Covid-19 vaccination.

According to the Health Ministry’s data on the CovidNow portal, as of Monday, 97.3% of the adult population or 22,756,938 individuals, had received at least one dose of the vaccine.

On Monday, a total of 207,541 doses of the vaccine were dispensed involving both the adult and adolescent populations.

This brings the total number of doses administered under the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme (PICK) to 48,046,427 since it was launched on Feb 24.

A total of 9,139 booster doses was also administered to target groups on Monday, taking the total number of shots given to 30,756.

Meanwhile, around 29.9% or 940,960 individuals aged between 12 and 17 have completed their vaccinations, while 78.9% or 2,483,693 individuals have received at least one dose of the vaccine. — Bernama

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