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Over 30% of children in Malaysia vaccinated against Covid-19

1,063,569 children aged five to eleven had completed their vaccination
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According to the COVIDNOW website, 1,646,257 youngsters have gotten at least one dose of the vaccine, accounting for 46.4 percent of the whole cohort.

A total of 2,905,317 adolescents aged 12 to 17 have finished the immunisation, accounting for 93.4% of the group.

Meanwhile 3,002,852 adolescents (96.5%) have received at least one dose of the vaccine.

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At the same time, 16,066,394 people (68.3%) of the adult population have received the booster shot, while 22,971,246 people (97.6%) have completed two doses of the Covid-19 vaccination.

Other 23,247,211 people (98.8%) have received at least one dose of the vaccine.

A total of 9,228 doses of the Covid-19 vaccine were given out yesterday, with 2,700 being first doses, 4,779 being second doses, and 1,749 being booster doses, bringing the total number of vaccine doses given out under the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme (NIP) to 70,689,336.

According to the Health Ministry’s GitHub page, five people died as a result of Covid-19 yesterday, with Melaka having two cases and Johor, Sarawak, and Selangor each having one.

Nur Haliza Roslan
I am a content writer covering latest issues from lifestyle, technologies, travel and others around Southeast Asia