Covid-19 Watch: 52.8% of Malaysia's adult population given booster dose as of Sunday (Feb 6)


  • Nation
  • Monday, 07 Feb 2022

KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 12,361,663 individuals or 52.8 per cent of adults in the country have received the Covid-19 booster dose as of Sunday (Feb 6).

According to the CovidNow portal, a total of 22,929,493 individuals or 97.9 per cent of the adult population in the country have completed their vaccination, while 99.2 per cent or 23,238,753 individuals have received at least one dose of the vaccine.

As for adolescents aged 12 to 17, a total of 2,791,409 individuals or 88.7 per cent of the group had completed their vaccination, while 2,869,275 individuals or 91.2 per cent had received at least one dose of the vaccine.

Yesterday, a total of 69,601 doses were dispensed, with 16,325 as the first dose, 759 the second dose and 52,517 as booster dose, bringing the cumulative total of vaccine doses administered under the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme (PICK) to 63,985,709.

Meanwhile, according to the Health Ministry's Github portal, nine Covid-19 deaths were reported yesterday, four in Johor and one each in Melaka, Negri Sembilan, Perak, Penang and Terengganu. - Bernama
Article type: free
User access status:
Join our Telegram channel to get our Evening Alerts and breaking news highlights

COVID-19 , COVIDNOW , booster dose , vaccination , deaths

   

Next In Nation

New initiatives for broadband service to be announced soon, says Annuar
Covid-19: Ops Patuh ends after Malaysia enters transition to endemic phase
PM congratulates Pandelela for winning bronze at world meet
Johor records 70.9% increase in respiratory infection cases, says Health Exco
MACC nabs siblings for attempting to bribe police with RM25,000
Don’t simply join WhatsApp groups, phone numbers can be misused, public advised
Five family members killed in crash with trailer
Engineer detained for assaulting traffic cop who issued him a summons
Malaysian Bar objects to an application for QC in Najib’s SRC case
Anyone can die anywhere, says Hamzah over immigration detention centre deaths

Others Also Read