More than 16 mn adults in Malaysia given the COVID-19 booster dose

A total of  16,137,205 adults or 68.6 per cent of their population in the country have received the COVID-19 booster dose as of yesterday.

Based on the COVIDNOW website, a total of 23,012,251 individuals or 97.8 per cent of the same population have completed the COVD-19 vaccination, while 23,289,632 adults or 99 per cent have received at least one dose of the vaccine.

For adolescents aged between 12 and 17, a total of  2,910,021 of them or 93.5 per cent of their population have completed the vaccination, while 2,998,844 of them or 96.4 per cent have received at least one dose of the vaccine.

p>Meanwhile, for children between five and 11 years-old, a total of 1,744,485 individuals or 49.2 per cent of their population have received the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, while 1,337,102 children or 37.7 per cent  have completed the vaccination.

Yesterday, a total of 10,645 doses of the vaccine were dispensed, involving 848 as first dose, 9,113 as second dose and 684 as booster dose, bringing the cumulative number of vaccine doses administered under the National COVID-19 Immunisation Programme (PICK) to  71,214,563.

Meanwhile, according to the Health Ministry’s GitHub portal, no death due to COVID-19 was reported yesterday (Saturday). – Bernama


COVID-19: 41% of Malaysia’s adult population received booster dose

A total of 237,703 individuals of the adult population in the country received the COVID-19 booster dose yesterday (Jan 17), bringing the cumulative number of booster doses administered to 9,609,454 or 41 per cent of the group as at 11.59 last night.

According to the Ministry of Health (MOH)’s COVIDNOW portal, a total of 22,906,072 or 97.8 per cent of the adult population were fully vaccinated while 23,185,749 individuals or 99 per cent of the group received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine injection.

For adolescents, aged 12 to 17, a total of 2,775,059 individuals or 88.2 per cent have completed their vaccination while 2,862,198 individuals or 91 per cent have received at least one dose of the vaccine.

Meanwhile, daily statistics showed that 242,705 doses of vaccine were administered yesterday, with 1,912 as the first dose, 3,090 as the second dose, bringing the cumulative number of vaccines administered under the National COVID-19 Immunisation Programme (PICK) to 61,135,763.

Meanwhile, according to the MOH’s GitHub portal, 16 COVID-19 deaths were reported yesterday with Selangor recording the highest number of deaths with five cases, followed by Terengganu with three cases and Negeri Sembilan and Penang each recording two cases. – Bernama


45.1% f Malaysia’s adult population given booster dose

A total of 10,561,588 individuals or 45.1 per cent of the adults in the country have received the COVID-19 booster dose as of yesterday.

According to the Health Ministry’s COVIDNOW portal, of the total, 53,210 booster doses were administered yesterday.

Meanwhile, a total of 22,915,270 individuals or 97.9 per cent of the adult population have completed their vaccination while 23,192,788 individuals or 99.1 per cent of the group have received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine.

For adolescents aged 12 to 17 years, a total of 2,779,919 individuals or 88.3 per cent have completed their vaccination while 2,863,961 individuals or 91 per cent have received at least one dose of the vaccine.

The daily statistics also showed that a total of 154,906 doses of vaccine were administered yesterday which included 1,019 as the first dose and 677 as second dose, bringing the cumulative number of vaccine doses administered under the National COVID-19 Immunisation Programme (PICK) to 62,109,995 doses.

Meanwhile, according to the MOH’s Github portal, 14 COVID-19 deaths were recorded yesterday with Johor, Kedah, Perak, Selangor and Terengganu recording two cases each and one case each in Kuala Lumpur, Sabah, Pahang and Melaka. – Bernama