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Malaysia aims to achieve 90% vaccination rate in the next 2-3 weeks

Interstate travel might be allowed in the next 2-3 weeks
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FILE PHOTO: People wait in line to be tested for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Shah Alam, Malaysia January 7, 2021. REUTERS/Lim Huey Teng/File Photo

The new Prime Minister of Malaysia is aiming to achieve 90 % vaccination rate in the co.untry soon

Prime Minister, Sabri Yaakob, said that the interstate travel will be allowed when vaccination rate among the of adult population reaches 90%.

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FILE PHOTO: People wait to receive coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccines at a vaccination centre in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia May 31, 2021. REUTERS/Lim Huey Teng

The current rate stands at 80.2% as of 21 September 2021, the Prime Minister believes that 90% can be achieved in the next 2-3 weeks.

When interstate borders open, tourist destinations will be allowed to opened as well.

Jia Suriyanto
Indonesian Journalist at News Asia Today. I cover the latest news and stories on Indonesia, particularly on business.