COVID: 31.9 pct of Malaysian population fully vaccinated – Dr. Adham

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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.

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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.

— BERNAMA

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