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Over a million fully vaccinated so far

More than two million have received a first dose.

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A total of 1,104,873 individuals had completed the two-dose Covid-19 vaccination as of June 1, says Health Minister Dr Adham Baba.

In a Twitter post today, he said 2,002,345 individuals had received a first dose, bringing the the number of doses administered to 3,107,218 as of yesterday.

He said the five states with the highest number of two-dose vaccinations are Selangor with 143,797 doses followed by Sarawak (111,176), Perak (105,014), Kuala Lumpur (99,538) and Johor (97,798).

As of yesterday, 51.20% or 12,414,513 individuals had registered for vaccination with Selangor leading the sign-up for jabs at 3,299,145 people.

The first phase of the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme, from February to April this year, involved 500,000 frontliners including healthcare personnel.

The second phase from April to August will cover 9.4 million people comprising senior citizens, vulnerable groups and persons with disabilities, while Phase Three from May this year to February next year will involve those aged 18 and above, both citizens and non-citizens, totalling some 13.7 million.

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