Dr. Adham: 32.9 percent of the population completes two doses of Covid-19 vaccine as of yesterday

Dr. Adham: 32.9 percent of the population completes two doses of Covid-19 vaccine as of yesterday

KUALA LUMPUR: Some 32.9 per cent of the country’s population, or 10,734,415 people, have completed two doses of the Covid-19 vaccine injections as of yesterday, said Minister of Health Datuk Seri Dr Adham Baba.

Through an infographic shared on his official Twitter, he said 17,076,440 people or 52.3 per cent had received the first dose.

This brought the cumulative number of vaccines dispensed under the National COVID-19 Immunisation Programme (PICK) as of yesterday to 27,810,855 doses.

The infographic also showed 72.9 per cent of the adult population had received the first dose while 45.9 per cent had completed both doses of the Covid-19 vaccine, as of yesterday.

Meanwhile, on the daily vaccination rate, 415,875 doses of the vaccine were administered yesterday with 143,671 for the first dose recipients and 272,204 doses as the second dose.

PICK was launched on February 24 to curb the spread of Covid-19 in the country.-Bernama