Covid-19: 236,104 vaccine doses dispensed on Jan 14, 38.6% of Malaysian adults boosted

TheEdge Sat, Jan 15, 2022 11:13am - 3 days View Original

KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 15): A total of 22,901,050 individuals or 97.8% of the adult population in the country had completed their Covid-19 vaccination as of Friday (Jan 14).

Based on the Health Ministry’s COVIDNOW portal, a total of 23,181,492 individuals or 99% of the group had received at least one dose of the vaccine.

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As for the adolescent population, involving those aged between 12 and 17, 90.9% of the age group or 2,860,918 individuals had received at least one dose of the vaccine, while 88.1% or 2,773,020 individuals had completed the vaccination.

Meanwhile, 236,104 doses of the vaccine were dispensed on Friday, comprising 1,746 first jabs, 2,234 second shots and 232,124 booster doses.

This development brings the number of vaccine doses that had been dispensed nationwide under the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme as of Friday to 60,557,570, including 9,043,384 booster doses.

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