Monday, June 21, 2021

More than 1.2 million fully vaccinated

2,724,048 individuals have received a first dose, bringing the total number of doses administered in the country so far to 3,944,987.

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A total of 1,220,939 individuals had received both doses of vaccine under the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme as of yesterday, says Health Minister Dr Adham Baba.

He said in a post on Twitter that 2,724,048 individuals had received a first dose, bringing the total number of doses administered in the country so far to 3,944,987.

The five states with the most fully vaccinated individuals are Selangor (157,671), Sarawak (128,648), Kuala Lumpur (113,466), Johor (113,171) and Perak (110,610).

The immunisation programme is now in its second phase, which will run from April until August and involve the vaccination of 9.4 million people comprising senior citizens, those from high-risk groups and persons with disabilities.

The third phase, which is from May this year to Februrary 2022, will see the vaccination of those aged 18 and above, both citizens and foreigners, totalling some 13.7 million.

Under the first phase from February to April this year, about 500,000 frontliners were vaccinated.

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