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More than 14 mln of adult population complete vaccination – JKJAV


A nurse administers a dose of Covid-19 vaccine. — Bernama file photo

KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 30): A total of 14,648,590 individuals or 62.6 per cent of the adult population in the country have completed their Covid-19 vaccination as of yesterday, according to the Covid-19 Vaccine Supply Access Guarantee Special Committee (JKJAV).

An infographic shared on the committee’s official Twitter also showed 19,389,392 individuals, or 82.8 per cent, have received the first dose, bringing to a total of 34,027,548 doses of the vaccine having been administered under the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme (PICK) until yesterday.

According to JKJAV, 59.4 per cent of the country’s population had received at least the first dose of the vaccine , while 44.9 percent having completed both doses.

On the daily vaccination, the number of doses dispensed yesterday was 302,804 doses, with 142,186 doses as first dose and 160,618 doses to the second dose recipients.

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