Half a million vaccine doses administered in a day

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PETALING JAYA: Daily vaccinations have hit a record high with 507,050 doses administered yesterday.


This surpasses the previous record of 460,158 on July 15.

A total of 335,977 persons received their first dose and 171,073 their second dose yesterday, according to the Covid-19 Vaccine Supply Access Guarantee Special Committee (JKJAV).


In total, 16,024,916 vaccine doses have been administered since the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme began, with 21.8% of the adult population – or 15.6% of the total population – fully vaccinated.

As of yesterday, Labuan had the highest rate of fully vaccinated individuals with 48.6% of its total population protected, followed by Sarawak (37.4%), Perlis (26.2%), Klang Valley (17.4%) and Negeri Sembilan (16.5%).-FMT