42.4 pct of Malaysias population full vaccinated, says special committee
0 month ago, 26-Aug-2021
A health worker administers a dose of Covid-19 vaccine. — Bernama photo
KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 26): Some 42.4 per cent of the countrys population or 13,842,928 individuals have completed both doses of the Covid-19 vaccine as of yesterday, according to the Covid-19 Vaccine Supply Access Guarantee Special Committee (JKJAV).
An infographic shared by the committee on Twitter showed as of yesterday, 18,792,979 individuals or 57.5 per cent have received the first dose, bringing the cumulative number of vaccine doses administered under the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme (PICK) so far, to 32,635,907 doses.
It also showedthe percentage of adult population who are fully vaccinated has increased to 59.1per cent from 58 per cent on Monday.
On daily vaccination, an increase was recorded, with 423,380 dispensed yesterday from 420,164 doses recorded earlier, with 261,994 being the second dose and the remaining 161,386 the first dose.
PICK was launched on Feb 24 to curb the spread of Covid-19 in the country. — Bernama
Vaksin COVID-19 (@JKJAVMY) August 26, 2021