KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 15 — A total of 31.9 percent or 10,425,300 of the country’s population have completed two doses of COVID-19 vaccination as of yesterday (Aug 14), said Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr. Adham Baba.
Dr. Adham, through an infographic, shared on his official Twitter, said, a total of 16,868,615 people or 51.7 percent had received the first dose, bringing the cumulative number of doses administered under the National COVID-19 Immunisation Programme (PICK) to 27,293,915 doses as of yesterday.
In terms of percentage, 72.1 percent of the country’s adult population had received the first dose while 44.5 percent had completed both doses.
Meanwhile, on daily vaccination rate, he said a total of 442,150 doses were administered yesterday with 161,049 being the first dose while 281,101 the second dose.
PICK was launched on Feb 24 to contain the COVID-19 pandemic, which hit the country last year.