Over 2.75 Million Adolescents In Malaysia Have Been Fully Vaccinated!

A total of 2,756,810 individuals or 87.6% of the adolescent population among those aged between 12 and 17 in the country have completed their COVID-19 vaccination as of Sunday (January 2nd).

over 2.75 million adolescents in malaysia have been fully vaccinated!Photo via The Straits Times

According to BERNAMA, the Health Ministry’s COVIDNOW portal revealed a total of 2,848,312 individuals or 90.5% of the group have received at least one dose of the vaccine. 

Meanwhile, for the adult population, a total of 22,860,910 individuals or 97.7% of them have completed the vaccination, while 23,152,917 individuals or 98.9% have received at least one dose of the vaccine. 

A total of 94,040 doses of the vaccine were dispensed on Sunday with 1,264 first doses, 1,340 second doses and 91,436 booster doses. 

This brings the cumulative number of vaccine doses administered under the National COVID-19 Immunisation Programme to 57,841,435, including 6,422,084 in booster doses.

Vaccines work, and it has protected us against more than 20 diseases! So jom, let’s get vaccinated to protect ourselves against the deadly COVID-19 virus!

Stay safe, guys!

By: Aishah Akashah Ahadiat