Covid-19 Watch: 95.9% of adult population in Malaysia fully vaccinated


KUALA LUMPUR: Some 95.9% of the adult population in the country, or 22,442,346 individuals, have completed their Covid-19 vaccination as of Thursday (Nov 25).

Based on the Health Ministry’s CovidNow portal, 98%, or 22,944,240 individuals, had received at least the first dose of the vaccine.

As for the adolescent population aged between 12 and 17, 87.7% of them, or 2,762,739 individuals had received at least one dose of the vaccine, while 82.8% or 2,607,392 individuals have completed the vaccination.

A total of 138,752 doses of the vaccine were dispensed on Thursday, with 8,428 doses as second dose, 5,067 doses to first dose recipients and 125,257 doses as booster dose, bringing the total number of doses administered under the National Covid-19 Immunisation programme to 52,391,444.

On the booster dose, a total of 1,823,474 doses have been administered so far. - Bernama

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