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Covid-19: 80% of Malaysia’s adult population fully vaccinated, says PM

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Covid-19: 80% of Malaysia’s adult population fully vaccinated, says PM

PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia has fully vaccinated 80% its adult population, says Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob.

However, he said that the fight against Covid-19 continues.

“Congratulations! Malaysia has achieved 80% full vaccination of its adult population,” he said on Tuesday (Sept 21).

According to the CovidNow website, 79.6% or 18,646,795 of the country’s adult population had been vaccinated as of noon on Sept 21.

The website also stated that 93.1% of the adult population or 22,097,565 individuals had received their first dose of a Covid-19 vaccine.

Malaysia had initially set the target of fully vaccinating 80% of the country’s adult population by October under the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme.

Cumulatively, 40,664, 674 doses have been administered to date.



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