The National COVID-19 Immunisation Programme is well underway, and as of yesterday (March 7th), about 140,000 Malaysians have received the first dose of the vaccine.
Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah took to Facebook to share the latest statistics, with a post captioned: “protect yourself, protect all”.
Perkembangan terkini setakat 7hb March 2021 laporan harian pemberian dos pertama vaksin Covid-19 mengikut negeri. Lindung diri, lindung semua
Posted by Noor Hisham Abdullah on Sunday, March 7, 2021
Sarawak leads the pack with most individuals vaccinated with 22,149 doses given out, followed by Pahang (14,473 doses), Selangor (12,336 doses), and Kelantan (11,927 doses).
Meanwhile, over 3 million Malaysians have registered to be vaccinated - 3,244,641 individuals to be exact.
In a separate post on Twitter, Dr Noor Hisham revealed that we’re on the right track in flattening the curve, with our infectivity rate, or R-naught
, at 0.85, signifying that the disease is in decline and will eventually die out.
If you’ve yet to register to get vaccinated, you can do so via MySejahtera (Apple App Store
, Google Play Store
, Huawei App Gallery
), or register at vaksincovid.gov.my
, or call the hotline at 1-800-888-828.
If you’re still having doubts about the vaccine
, this exclusive with Universiti Malaya’s Prof Dr Victor Hoe will help ease your fears.
And don’t forget to check out our other vaccine-related articles, as well as all things COVID-19
by Kyle Roshen Jacob