Nearly 50 million vaccine doses given out so far


KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 22,047,448 individuals or 94.2% of the adult population in the country have completed their Covid-19 vaccination.

Based on Health Ministry data on its CovidNow portal, 97.3% of the adult population, or 22,775,864 individuals, have received at least one dose of the vaccine.

A total of 256,497 doses of the vaccine were dispensed on Wednesday, bringing the total number of doses administered under the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme, launched in February, to 48,437,608.

As for teenagers who are aged 12 to 17, a total of 1,218,000 individuals or 38.7% have completed their vaccination, while 79.7%, or 2,509,535 individuals have received at least the first dose since the programme for the category was launched on Sept 8. — Bernama

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