Covid-19 Watch: Over 22.8mil of the adult population in Malaysia fully vaccinated


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  • Friday, 31 Dec 2021

KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 22,855,374 individuals, or 97.6%, of the adult population in the country have completed their Covid-19 vaccination as of Thursday (Dec 30).

Based on the Health Ministry’s data on the CovidNow portal, 23,148,776 individuals, or 98.9%, of the group had received at least one dose of the vaccine.

As for the adolescent population aged between 12 and 17, a total of 2,753,927 individuals, or 87.5%, had completed their vaccination while 2,846,238 individuals, or 90.4%, had received at least one dose of the Covid-19 vaccine.

A total of 205,259 doses of the vaccine were dispensed on Thursday, of which 197,121 were as the booster dose, 4,719 the second dose and 3,419 the first dose.

This brings the cumulative number of vaccine doses administered under the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme to 57,515,286 doses, including 6,109,673 booster doses. - Bernama

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