82.5pc of Malaysia’s adults fully vaccinated against Covid-19
Kuala Lumpur: A total of 82.5 per cent or 19,311,563 individuals of the adult population in the country have completed their Covid-19 vaccination as of yesterday.
Based on the Health Ministry’s data on CovidNow, 93.6 per cent or 21,903,061 individuals, of the adults in the country have received at least one dose of the vaccine until yesterday.
It also showed 25,326 individuals or 0.8 per cent of the adolescents, comprising those age between 12 and 17, have completed the vaccination.
A total of 273,373 doses of the vaccine were dispensed yesterday, with 116,881 doses as first dose and 156,492 doses to second dose recipients, bringing the number of doses dispensed under the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme (PICK) to 41,847,256.
PICK was launched on Feb 24 this year to curb the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Meanwhile, a total of