Covid-19: Over 1.16mil children in Malaysia fully vaccinated


KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 1,161,503 or 32.7% 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 Saturday.

According to information on the CovidNow portal, 1,709,368 children or 48.1% of the group have received at least one dose of a Covid-19 vaccine.

As for teenagers aged 12 to 17 years, a total of 2,912,648 individuals or 93.6% have completed their vaccination while 3,009,154 or 96.7% of them have received at least one dose of a Covid-19 vaccine.

At the same time, a total of 16,093,145 individuals or 68.4% of the adult population have received the booster dose, while 22,974,183 individuals or 97.6 per cent have completed two doses of a Covid-19 vaccine and 23,250,761 individuals or 98.8% have received at least one dose of a Covid-19 vaccine.

As for daily doses, a total of 17,578 doses of a Covid-19 vaccine were dispensed yesterday involving 7,554 first doses, 8,829 second doses and 1,195 booster doses, bringing the cumulative number of vaccine doses administered under the National COVID-19 Immunisation Program (PICK) to 70,896,708.

Meanwhile, the Health Ministry’s GitHub portal reported that two Covid-19 deaths were recorded yesterday, namely one case each in Selangor and Kedah. - Bernama

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