90.6% of Malaysian adults fully vaccinated against Covid-19 as of Oct 12

KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 13): A total of 21,220,121 individuals or 90.6% of the adult population of the country had completed their Covid-19 vaccination as of Tuesday (Oct 12), according to the Ministry of Health (MoH).

Based on the MoH’s data on the COVIDNOW portal, they were among 94.9% of the adult population or 22,215,504 individuals who had received at least one dose of the vaccine.

A total of 209,534 doses of the vaccine were dispensed on Tuesday, bringing the total number of doses administered under the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme (PICK) to 46,044,734.

As for teenagers aged 12 to 17 years, a total of 370,995 individuals or 11.8% of them had completed the vaccination. They were among 74.8% of the age group or 2,352,464 individuals who had received at least the first dose of the vaccine since the PICK programme for adolescents was launched on Sept 8.

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