KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 22,859,803 individuals, or 97.7%, of the adult population in the country have completed their Covid-19 vaccination as of Saturday (Jan 1).
Based on the Health Ministry’s CovidNow portal, 23,151,949 individuals, or 98.9%, of the group had received at least one dose of the vaccine.
For the adolescent population, 87.6%, or 2,756,306 individuals aged between 12 and 17 years had completed the vaccination, while 2,847,794 individuals, or 90.5%, had been given at least one dose of the vaccine.
Meanwhile, a total of 40,729 doses of the vaccine was dispensed on Saturday, with 512 doses administered as first dose, 754 as second dose and 39,463 as booster dose.
This brings the cumulative number of vaccine doses administered under the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme to 57,745,456, including 6,329,155 booster doses. - Bernama