COVIDNOW: 94.9% of adult population in Malaysia fully vaccinated as of Nov 8

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KUALA LUMPUR (Nov 9): A total of 22,214,024 individuals or 94.9% of the adult population in the country had completed their Covid-19 vaccination as of Monday (Nov 8), according to the Ministry of Health (MoH).


Based on the MoH’s data on the COVIDNOW portal, 97.5% of the adult population or 22,819,122 individuals had received at least one dose of the vaccine.

A total of 108,821 doses of the vaccine were administered on Monday, of which 44,084 were second shots, 6,342 first jabs and 58,395 booster doses, bringing the total number of doses administered under the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme, which was launched on Feb 24, to 50,527,937.


As for teenagers aged 12 to 17, a total of 2,390,929 individuals or 76% of them had completed the vaccination, while 86.4% of the age group or 2,719,497 individuals had received at least the first dose of the vaccine.

On the administration of booster doses, a total of 565,629 doses had been administered as of Monday.-BERNAMA