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Covid-19 Watch: 81.8% of Malaysia’s adolescents fully vaccinated as of Thursday (Nov 18)

KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 2,575,388 individuals or 81.8% of the country’s adolescents aged between 12 and 17 have completed their Covid-19 vaccination as of Thursday (Nov 18).

Based on data from the Health Ministry through the CovidNow website, 2,748,602 individuals or 87.3% of the adolescent population have received at least one dose of the vaccine.

As for the adult population, 95.5% or 22,363,772 individuals have completed their vaccination while 97.8% or 22,898,066 have received at least one dose of vaccine.

A total of 123,210 vaccine doses were dispensed on Thursday.

Of this number, 20,351 were second doses, 7,005 first doses, and 95,854 booster doses.

The cumulative number of vaccine doses administered under the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme stands at 51,723,584. – Bernama



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