News | 83.1 per cent of adults fully vaccinated against Covid-19

KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 19,454,273 individuals or 83.1 per cent of the adult population in Malaysia have been fully vaccinated as of yesterday, according to the Special Committee for Ensuring Access to Covid-19 Vaccine Supply (JKJAV).

JKJAV in an infographic on its official Twitter account today, said 93.7 per cent or 21,923,560 individuals of the adult population had received at least one dose of the Covid-19 vaccine.null

Meanwhile, according to the COVIDNOW portal, a total of 19,481,412 or 59.7 per cent of the country’s population are fully vaccinated against Covid-19 as of yesterday.

A sum of 22,715,503 or 69.7 per cent of the population have received at least one dose of the vaccine.

For teenagers aged between 12 and 17, 0.9 per cent or 27,139 of them have been fully vaccinated as of yesterday.

On the daily vaccination rate, it said 259,141 doses were administered yesterday, 114,618 as the first dose and 144,523 as the second dose, bringing the total number of doses dispensed under the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme (NIP) to 42,106,397.

The NIP was launched on Feb 24 this year to curb the spread of Covid-19.– BERNAMA

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