22 million adults fully vaccinated

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

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

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

Bernama also reported that in total, 134,684 doses of the Covid-19 vaccine were administered on Tuesday, bringing the number of doses given out so far under the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme to 48,181,111.

A total of 1,365 booster doses were given to the target group on Tuesday, bringing the cumulative total to 32,121.

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