A total of 321,331 individuals had received their first vaccine dose under Phase One of the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme as of yesterday.
Health director-general Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said Selangor recorded the highest number, with 38,632 individuals, followed by Perak (34,666), Sarawak (32,028) and Sabah (30,433).
“Kuala Lumpur has 29,937 vaccine recipients; Pahang, 25,525; Johor, 24,749; Kedah, 21,171; Penang, 18,465; Kelantan, 15,877; and Terengganu, 14,949.
“In Negeri Sembilan, a total of 12,865 individuals have been vaccinated; Melaka, 8,251; Perlis, 7,276; Putrajaya, 4,165; and Labuan, 2,342),” he said through an infographic posted on his Twitter account today.
The National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme which was launched on Feb 24 aims to provide immunisation for free to those in Malaysia, locals and foreigners alike.