Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Nearly 42% of population, 58% of adults fully vaccinated

More than 32 million Covid-19 vaccine jabs have been administered throughout the country.

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Some 41.6% of the country’s population or 13,580,934 people had completed both doses of Covid-19 vaccine as of yesterday, according to the Covid-19 Vaccine Supply Access Guarantee Special Committee.

A total of 18,631,593 individuals, or 57.1%, have received a first dose, bringing the cumulative number of vaccine doses administered under the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme as of yesterday to 32,212,527.

The percentage of adult population who had completed both jabs meanwhile rose to 58% from 56.9% on Monday.

In terms of daily vaccination rate, 420,164 doses were given yesterday. Of these, 265,160 doses were second doses and 155,004 were administered to first-dose recipients.

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