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Over 129,000 people completed two doses of Covid-19 vaccine, says Adham

Over 129,000 people completed two doses of Covid-19 vaccine, says Adham
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 29): A total of 129,110 people had completed two doses of Covid-19 vaccine injections under the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme as of yesterday.

According to Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Adham Baba, as of yesterday, 451,655 people had received the first dose, bringing the total number of first and second doses of the Covid-19 vaccine administered in the country to 580,765.

In an infographic shared on his official Twitter page today, Adham said Selangor remained the state that had received the highest number of first doses at 63,675, followed by Perak (49,5454) and Sabah (42,030).

This was followed by Kuala Lumpur with 39,622, and Sarawak (37,889), Johor (35,303), Pahang (33,466), Penang (31,802), Kedah (26,355), Negeri Sembilan (22,212), Terengganu (21,403), Kelantan (19,815), Melaka (11,963), Perlis (9,533), Putrajaya (4,695) and Labuan (2,347).

Meanwhile, Sarawak recorded the highest number of people who had completed both doses of the Covid-19 vaccine injection at 19,145, followed by Pahang (12,889) and Selangor (11,642).

Next was Kelantan with 11,604 people, followed by Kuala Lumpur (10,890), Sabah (10,193), Johor (9,991), Perak (9,760), Terengganu (6,809), Kedah (6,007), Penang (4,977), Negeri Sembilan (4,643) , Melaka (4,103), Putrajaya (2,234), Perlis (2,157) and Labuan (2,066).

Meanwhile, the number of registrations for the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme was 7,235,436 or 29.83%, with Selangor recording the highest number at 1,996,905.

According to the immunisation exercise, the implementation period of the first phase of vaccination from February to April involves 500,000 frontliners, including health workers.

The programme will continue with the second phase, which is expected to be from April to August this year, involving 9.4 million senior citizens aged 60 and above as well as vulnerable groups with morbidity problems, in addition to persons with disabilities.

The third phase is scheduled for May to February 2022 is for those aged 18 and above with a target of about 14 million people.

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