Covid-19: Over 22 million Malaysian adults fully vaccinated as of Oct 19

97.2% of Malaysia's adult population had received at least one dose of the Covid-19 vaccine as of Tuesday (Oct 19). (Photo by Mohamad Shahril Basri/The Edge)

97.2% of Malaysia's adult population had received at least one dose of the Covid-19 vaccine as of Tuesday (Oct 19). (Photo by Mohamad Shahril Basri/The Edge)

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KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 20): A total of 22,013,263 individuals or 94% of the adult population of the country had completed their Covid-19 vaccination as of Tuesday (Oct 19).

According to the Ministry of Health’s data on the COVIDNOW portal,  they were among 22,764,203 individuals or 97.2% of the adult population who had received at least one dose of the vaccine.

As of Tuesday, 1,039,689 individuals or 33% of adolescents aged 12 to 17 years had completed their vaccination. They were among 2,491,822 individuals or 79.1% of the age group who had been administered at least one dose of the vaccine.

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In total, 134,684 doses of the Covid-19 vaccine were administered on Tuesday, bringing the cumulative number of doses administered so far under the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme to 48,181,111.

Meanwhile, a total of 1,365 booster doses were administered to the target group on Tuesday, bringing the cumulative total of booster shots given so far to 32,121.