Health Ministry: More than 50pc have completed their vaccinations

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KUALA LUMPUR: More than 66 per cent of the total population, representing around 21.57 mil individuals in the country have been inoculated with one dose of the Covid-19 vaccine.


According to the Health Ministry’s CovidNow portal, 17.48mil individuals (53.5 per cent) completed their vaccination cycle as of 11.59pm on Sept 13.

The portal showed that a total 2,476,453 individuals are currently waiting for their first dose, while the remaining 8,607,599 individuals representing 26.4 per cent of the total population did not register for the Covid-19 vaccination.

On a daily, the country administered around 227,147 doses of vaccine, with more than 69,235 individuals partially vaccinated and 157,912 individuals completing their vaccination cycle.


The country has administered more than 38,990,335 Covid-19 vaccine doses since the Covid-19 National Immunisation Programme (NIP) begun on Feb 24 this year.

The ministry projects 60 per cent of the total population in the country would be fully vaccinated by September 26. -NST