Covid-19: Over 86% of adolescents in Malaysia fully vaccinated

KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 2,719,106 individuals or 86.4% of adolescents aged between 12 and 17 in the country have completed their Covid-19 vaccination as of Friday (Dec 3).

Based on the Health Ministry’s CovidNow portal, 2,828,401 individuals or 89.9% of the adolescent population have received at least one dose of the vaccine.

As for the adult population, 22,714,044 individuals or 97% have completed the vaccination, while 23,044,061 individuals or 98.4% have received at least one dose of the vaccine.

A total of 125,927 doses of the vaccine were administered Friday, involving 4,417 as first doses, 6,721 as second doses and 114,789 doses as booster doses.

A total of 53,960,016 doses of vaccines have now been administered under the National Covid-19 Immunisation programme. – Bernama