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95.8% of adults fully jabbed as total shots given top 50 million

Some 97.8% of adults have received at least one jab while just over 70% of teens are fully vaccinated.

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A total of 22,417,059 individuals or 95.8% of the adult population had completed their Covid-19 vaccination as of yesterday.

Based on the health ministry’s data on the CovidNow portal, 97.8% of the adult population, or 22,893,173 individuals, have received at least one dose of vaccine.

A total of 41,391 doses of vaccine were given yesterday, with 18,162 as second doses, 2,864 to first-dose recipients and 20,365 as booster dose, bringing the total number of doses administered under the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme to 50,463,307.

As for teenagers aged 12 to 17, a total of 2,208,399 or 70.2% had completed their vaccination as of yesterday, while 83.4% or 2,623,303 had received at least a first dose.

On the administration of the booster dose, a total of 492,054 jabs had been administered as of yesterday.

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