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97.6% of Malaysia’s adult population fully vaccinated


KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 22,836,859 individuals, or 97.6%, of the adult population in the country have completed their Covid-19 vaccination as of Sunday (Dec 26).

Based on the Health Ministry’s CovidNow website, 23,135,883 individuals, or 98.9%, of the group have received at least one dose of the vaccine.

As for the adolescent population aged between 12 and 17, a total of 2,745,665 individuals, or 87.2%, have completed their vaccination while 2,840,018, or 90.2%, have received at least one dose of the Covid-19 vaccine.

A total of 64,283 doses of the vaccine were dispensed on Sunday, of which 62,022 were as the booster dose, 1,411 the second dose and 850 the first dose.

This brings the cumulative number of vaccine doses administered under the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme as of Sunday to 56,814,549, including 5,452,251 booster doses. - Bernama

Published : December 27, 2021

By : The Star