52.8% of adults given booster dose

KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 12,361,663 individuals or 52.8% of the adult population in the country have received the Covid-19 booster dose.

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

As for adolescents aged 12 to 17, a total of 2,791,409 individuals or 88.7% have completed their vaccination, while 2,869,275 individuals or 91.2% have received at least one dose.

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

According to the Github portal, nine deaths were reported on Sunday, four in Johor and one each in Melaka, Negri Sembilan, Perak, Penang and Terengganu. — Bernama

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