Selangor accounted for 77 of the fatalities, followed by Sabah (27), Kedah (23),Penang (20), Kuala Lumpur (18), Melaka (18), Johor (14), Negeri Sembilan (11), Perak (7), Pahang (5), Sarawak (2) and Putrajaya (1).
Klang Member of Parliament Charles Santiago voiced opposition to the National Covid-19 Immunisation Task Force's (CITF) decision to close five vaccination administration centres (PPVs) in Klang
MMA said the association is puzzled as to why the CITF recently decided to stop vaccination appointments at 741 private GP clinics, several private hospitals and ambulatory care centres in Selangor
38% of Malaysia’s population fully vaccinated against Covid-19 as of Aug 20, total jabs given top 30 million
In terms of the adult population, the percentage of fully vaccinated adults in the country stood at 53%
Malaysia’s administered Covid-19 vaccine doses fell to 415,875 on Aug 15; second shot given to 32.9% of population
Based on the government's target of having 80% of the population fully vaccinated against Covid-19 to achieve herd immunity, the country will need to have about 26 million people completing their two-dose vaccination.
The study, entitled "Perception towards Covid-19 vaccine" also revealed that 24% of the lower educated group and 21% of male respondents are also unsure or have no intention to protect themselves against Covid-19 via vaccination
Covid-19: Malaysia’s daily vaccination doses at 357,981 on Aug 10, with 28.3% of population fully inoculated
A total of 3.44 million adults or 40.8% of the total population of the Klang Valley had received their two-dose vaccination as of yesterday
A total of 3.17 million adults or 37.7% of the total population in the Klang Valley had received their two-dose vaccination as of yesterday.
Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah also reiterated that the number of Covid-19 cases, which have been on the rise, is expected to decline by end-August, as more than 40% of the population is expected to be fully vaccinated by then
A total of 160 Covid-19-related deaths were also reported today, bringing the coronavirus death toll in the nation to 10,179