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46.6% of adults given booster shot

This is equivalent to about 10.9 million people.

Bernama
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More than 62 million doses of Covid-19 vaccine have been administered throughout the country so far.
More than 62 million doses of Covid-19 vaccine have been administered throughout the country so far.

A total of 10,906,259 individuals or 46.6% of adults had received a Covid-19 vaccine booster dose as of yesterday.

According to the CovidNow portal, 22,917,313 or 97.9% of adults have completed their Covid-19 vaccination while 23,195,017 or 99.1% have received at least one dose of vaccine.

In terms of teenagers, 2,782,131 or 88.4% have completed their vaccination while 2,864,738 or 91.0% have been given at least one dose of vaccine.

A total of 202,296 vaccine doses were dispensed yesterday comprising 1,820 first shots, 2,711 second doses and 197,765 booster jabs.

This brings the cumulative number of vaccine doses administered under the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme to 62,461,606.

According to the health ministry’s GitHub portal, 10 deaths due to Covid-19 were recorded yesterday, with three cases in Selangor, two in Sabah and one each in Johor, Kedah, Kelantan, Melaka and Pahang.