Covid-19: Over 77,000 children in Malaysia now vaccinated

9/4/2022 4:22:00 AM

Covid-19: Over 77,000 children in Malaysia now vaccinated

Covid-19: Over 77,000 children in Malaysia now vaccinated

KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 77,834 children aged between five and 11 in Malaysia have completed their Covid-19 vaccination under the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme for Children (PICKids) as of Friday (April 8).

For adolescents aged between 12 and 17, a total of 2,857,568 individuals or 91.8% have completed the vaccination and 2,958,121 or 95% have received their first dose of a Covid-19 vaccine.As for the adult population, a total of 15,908,442 individuals or 67.6% of their population have received a booster dose, while 22,956,433 or 97.6% have received both doses of a Covid-19 vaccine and 23,233,304 or 98.8% have received at least one dose of a vaccine for the virus.

A total of 34,904 doses of the vaccine were dispensed yesterday, which comprised 6,355 as first dose, 20,260 as second dose and 8,289 as booster dose, bringing the cumulative number of vaccine doses administered under the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme (PICK) to 69,138,021.

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