96.1% of adults fully vaxxed


KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 22,504,497 individuals or 96.1% of the adult population in Malaysia have completed their Covid-19 vaccination as of Saturday.

Based on the Health Ministry’s CovidNow portal, 98.4% or 23,044,851 individuals of the adults in the country have received at least one dose of the vaccine.

For adolescents aged between 12 and 17, 88.2% or 2,776,260 individuals have been given at least one dose of the vaccine, while 84.7% or 2,664,877 individuals completed their vaccination.

On Saturday, a total of 54,526 doses of the vaccine were dispensed, with 4,737 as second doses, 2,522 to first dose recipients and 47,267 as booster doses, bringing to a total of 53,185,334 doses of the vaccine having been administered under the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme.

As for the boosters, a total of 2,194,849 doses have been dispensed. — Bernama

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