Covid: Over 22 million of Malaysia’s adult population vaccinated

Covid: Over 22 million of Malaysia’s adult population vaccinated

KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 22,013,263 individuals or 94 percent of the adult population in the country have completed their Covid-19 vaccination as of yesterday (Oct 19).

According to the Health Ministry’s data on the COVIDNOW portal, 22,764,203 individuals or 97.2 percent of the adult population had received at least one dose of the vaccine.

As of yesterday, 1,039,689 individuals or 33 percent of adolescents aged 12 to 17 years had completed their vaccination while 2,491,822 individuals or 79.1 percent of them were administered at least one dose of the vaccine.

In total, 134,684 doses of the Covid-109 vaccine, were administered yesterday bringing the number of doses administered so far under the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme (PICK) to 48,181,111.

Meanwhile, a total of 1,365 booster doses were administered to the target group yesterday, bringing the cumulative total of booster shots given so far to 32,121. — Bernama