94.5% of adults fully vaccinated


KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 22,126,379 individuals or 94.5% of the adult population in the country have completed their Covid-19 vaccination as of Saturday, the Health Ministry says.

According to the CovidNow portal, 97.4% of the adult population or 22,808,491 individuals have received at least one dose of the vaccine.

A total of 113,547 doses of the vaccine were dispensed on Saturday, bringing the total number of doses administered under the National Covid19 Immunisation Programme, which was launched last Feb 24 to 48,944,761.

As for teenagers who are aged 12 to 17 years, a total of 1,533,774 individuals or 48.7% of them have completed the vaccination while 80.9% or 2,547,162 individuals have received at least the first dose of the vaccine since the immunisation programme for the category was launched on Sept 8.

Apart from that, a total of 8,177 booster doses of the Covid-19 vaccine were administered, bringing the current cumulative total to 93,151. — Bernama

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