Covid-19: Over 22 million of Malaysia's adult population fully vaccinated


  • Nation
  • Wednesday, 20 Oct 2021

KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): A total of 22,013,263 individuals or 94% of the adult population in the country have completed their Covid-19 vaccination as of Tuesday (Oct 19).

According to the Health Ministry’s data on the CovidNow portal, 22,764,203 individuals or 97.2% of the adult population had received at least one dose of the vaccine.

As of yesterday, 1,039,689 individuals or 33% of adolescents aged 12 to 17 years had completed their vaccination while 2,491,822 individuals or 79.1% of them were administered at least one dose of the vaccine.

In total, 134,684 doses of the Covid-19 vaccine, were administered yesterday bringing the number of doses administered so far under the National Covid 19 Immunisation Programme (PICK) to 48,181,111.

Meanwhile, a total of 1,365 booster doses were administered to the target group yesterday, bringing the cumulative total of booster shots given so far to 32,121. - Bernama

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