KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 1,223,569 or 34.5% of children aged five to 11 in the country have completed their vaccination under the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme for Children (PICKids) as of yesterday.
According to the COVIDNOW portal, a total of 1,734,505 or 48.9% of the group have received at least one dose of the vaccine.
For teenagers aged between 12 and 17, a total of 2,913,149 or 93.6% have completed their vaccination while 3,006,526 or 96.6% of them have received at least one dose of the vaccine.
Meanwhile, a total of 16,115,626 individuals or 68.5% of adults in the country have taken their booster dose while 22,988,429 or 97.7% have completed two doses and 23,265,576 or 98.9% had received at least one dose of the Covid-19 vaccine.
Yesterday, a total of 12,226 doses of Covid-19 vaccine were dispensed with 1,016 as the first dose, 9,307 the second dose and 1,903 as booster dose, bringing the cumulative number of vaccine administered under the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme (PICK) to 71,032,773.
According to the Health Ministry’s GitHub portal, 2,166 new Covid-19 cases were recorded yesterday with one death in Negeri Sembilan. – Bernama