Tuesday, August 3, 2021

14.6% of population now fully vaccinated

Over 15 million doses of Covid-19 vaccine have been administered so far.

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A total of 4,769,909 individuals or 14.6% of the country’s population had completed both doses of Covid-19 vaccine as of yesterday.

Health Minister Dr Adham Baba said 10,301,905 individuals had received a first dose, taking the total number of vaccine jabs administered so far to 15,071,814.

“This number includes 299,593 doses administered on Hari Raya Aidiladha yesterday, of which 204,064 were for the first dose and 95,529 the second dose,” he said in a Twitter post today.

The five states which recorded the highest number of vaccine doses administered yesterday were Selangor with 107,444, Kuala Lumpur (63,493), Sarawak (46,606), Johor (28,050) and Penang (14,630).

Labuan continued to record the highest percentage of adults who had completed the vaccination regime with 64.7%, followed by Sarawak (47.3%), Perlis (36.5%), the Klang Valley (21.6%) and Negeri Sembilan (20.9%).

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