KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 1 — A total of 15,032,301 individuals or 64.2 per cent of the country’s adult population have been fully vaccinated against Covid-19 as of yesterday, according to the Special Committee on Ensuring Access to Covid-19 Vaccine Supply (JKJAV).
JKJAV, in a Twitter post today, said 19,741,754 individuals or 84.3 per cent had received their first dose, bringing the cumulative figure for vaccines administered under the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme (NIP) to 34,752,340 doses as of yesterday.
It said 60.5 per cent of the country’s overall population had received the first jab of Covid-19 vaccine while 46 per cent had completed both doses.
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On the daily vaccination rate, it said 261,768 doses were administered yesterday, with 115,473 for first dose recipients and 146,295 for second-dose jabs.
NIP was launched last Feb 24 to curb the spread of Covid-19 in the country. — Bernama