82.5% of Malaysia's adult population fully vaccinated as at Sept 24

A total of 273,373 doses of the vaccine were dispensed on Friday, with 116,881 doses as first dose and 156,492 doses to second dose recipients, bringing the number of doses dispensed under the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme (PICK) to 41.85 million. (Photo by Zahid Izzani Mohd Said/The Edge)

A total of 273,373 doses of the vaccine were dispensed on Friday, with 116,881 doses as first dose and 156,492 doses to second dose recipients, bringing the number of doses dispensed under the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme (PICK) to 41.85 million. (Photo by Zahid Izzani Mohd Said/The Edge)

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KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 25): A total of 82.5% or 19.31 million individuals of the adult population in the country have completed their Covid-19 vaccination as of Friday.

Based on the Health Ministry’s data on COVIDNOW, 93.6% or 21.9 million of the adults in the country have received at least one dose of the vaccine until Friday.

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It also showed 25,326 individuals or 0.8% of the adolescents, comprising those aged between 12 and 17, have completed the vaccination.

A total of 273,373 doses of the vaccine were dispensed on Friday, with 116,881 doses as first dose and 156,492 doses to second dose recipients, bringing the number of doses dispensed under the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme (PICK) to 41.85 million.

PICK was launched on Feb 24 this year to curb the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic.