Covid-19: 30.4% of children fully vaccinated


KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 1,079,745 or 30.4% of children aged five to 11 in the country have completed their vaccination under the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme for Children (PICKids) as of Wednesday (May 18).

According to the COVIDNOW portal, a total of 1,653,491 or 46.6% of the group have received at least one dose of the vaccine.

For teenagers aged 12 to 17 years, a total of 2,906,702 or 93.4% have completed their vaccination while 3,003,996 or 96.5% of them have received at least one dose of the vaccine.

Meanwhile, a total of 16,071,981 individuals or 68.3% of adults in the country have taken their booster dose while 22,971,916 or 97.6% have completed two doses and 23,247,755 or 98.8% had received at least one dose of the Covid-19 vaccine.

Yesterday, a total of 10,981 doses of Covid-19 vaccine were dispensed with 3,254 as the first dose, 5,266 the second dose and 2,461 as booster dose, bringing the cumulative number of vaccine administered under the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme (PICK) to 70,722,028.

According to the Health Ministry's GitHub portal, seven Covid-19 deaths were recorded yesterday, three in Penang and one each in Johor, Melaka, Negeri Sembilan and Perak. - Bernama

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