Monday, October 18, 2021

Malaysia a hair’s breadth away from herd immunity for adults

18,648,795 individuals or 79.6% of the country’s adult population had been fully vaccinated as of yesterday.

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A total of 18,648,795 individuals or 79.6% of the country’s adult population were fully vaccinated against Covid-19 as of yesterday, according to the health ministry’s CovidNow portal.

Meanwhile, 22,097,565 individuals or 93.1% of the adult population have received at least one dose of vaccine.

In terms of daily vaccination, 289,618 doses of vaccine were administered yesterday, 94,145 of which were for first-dose recipients and 195,473 for second-dose recipients.

This brings the cumulative total of vaccine shots administered under the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme to 40,664,674.

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