KUALA LUMPUR: A complete of 15,113,923 people or 64.2 per cent of the adult population within the nation have obtained the Covid-19 booster dose as of Tuesday (March 8).
Based on the CovidNow web site, a complete of 22,930,441 or 97.5 per cent of the group have accomplished their vaccination whereas 23,207,220 or 98.7 per cent obtained at the least one dose of the vaccine.
For youngsters aged 5 to 11, a complete of 1,060,063 people or 29.9 per cent of the group have obtained the primary dose of Covid-19 vaccine below the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme for Children (PICKids).
As for adolescents aged 12 to 17, a complete of 2,832,919 people or 91 per cent of the group have accomplished their vaccination whereas 2,933,324 or 94.2 per cent obtained at the least one dose of the vaccine.
On Tuesday, a complete of 68,624 doses of vaccine had been administered, with 19,511 as first doses, 1,835 as second doses and 47,278 booster doses, bringing the cumulative complete vaccine doses disbursed below the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme (PICK) to 67,869,343.
Meanwhile, in keeping with the Health Ministry’s GitHub portal, 79 deaths because of Covid-19 had been recorded on Tuesday with Johor recording the very best quantity of fatalities at 16 circumstances, adopted by Kedah and Perak with 13 circumstances every.
Selangor recorded 11 circumstances, Pahang and Sabah with 5 circumstances every, Kelantan (4), Melaka (three), Penang, Sarawak, Kuala Lumpur and Putrajaya with two circumstances every whereas Negri Sembilan reported one case.- Bernama