Covid-19: 52.6% of Malaysia’s adult population have received booster doses

  • Nation
  • Sunday, 06 Feb 2022

KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): A total of 12,307,360 individuals or 52.6% of the adult population in the country have received the Covid-19 booster dose as of Saturday (Feb 5).

According to the CovidNow portal, a total of 22,929,020 individuals or 97.9% of adults have completed their vaccination, while 99.2% or 23,222,612 individuals have received at least one dose of the vaccine.

For adolescents aged 12 to 17, a total of 2,791,080 individuals or 88.7% have completed their vaccination, while 2,868,945 individuals or 91.2% have received at least one dose of the vaccine.

On Saturday, a total of 73,328 vaccine doses were dispensed, with 15,673 as first doses, 782 as second doses and 56,873 as booster doses, bringing the cumulative total of vaccine doses administered under the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme (PICK) to 63,914,165.

Meanwhile, according to the Health Ministry’s Github portal, 14 Covid-19 deaths were reported on Saturday, five in Selangor, four in Sabah, two in Kuala Lumpur and one each in Johor, Negri Sembilan and Perak. – Bernama

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