JKJAV: Over 15 million of M’sia’s adult population fully vaccinated


KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): A total of 15,032,301 individuals, or 64.2% of the country’s adult population have been fully vaccinated against Covid-19 as of Tuesday (Aug 31), according to the Special Committee on Ensuring Access to Covid-19 Vaccine Supply (JKJAV).

JKJAV, in a Twitter post on Monday (Sept 1), said 19,741,754 individuals, or 84.3% had received their first dose, bringing the cumulative figure for vaccines administered under the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme (PICK) to 34,752,340 doses as of yesterday.

It said 60.5% of the country’s overall population had received the first jab of Covid-19 vaccine while, 46% had completed both doses.

On the daily vaccination rate, it said 261,768 doses were administered yesterday, with 115,473 for first dose recipients and 146,295 for second-dose jabs.

PICK was launched last Feb 24 to curb the spread of Covid-19 in the country. – Bernama

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