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KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 65.1% of the country’s adult population, or 15,241,655 people, have been fully vaccinated for Covid-19, says the Special Committee on Covid-19 Vaccine Supply (JKJAV).

An infographic shared on the committee’s official Twitter account also showed 85.1 per cent, or 19,932,137 individuals, have received the first dose, bringing to a total of 35,150,474 doses of the vaccine having been dispensed under the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme until Wednesday (Sept 1).

According to JKJAV, 61 per cent of the country’s population had received at least the first dose of the vaccine, while 46.7 per cent having completed both doses.

On the daily vaccination, the number of doses dispensed yesterday was 398,134 doses, with 188,780 doses as the first dose and 209,354 doses to the second dose recipients.

The national immunisation programme was launched last Feb 24 to curb the spread of Covid-19 in the country.- Bernama



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