Nearly 90% of adults in Malaysia have received at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose


KUALA LUMPUR – A total of 20,814,413 individuals or 88.9 per cent of the adult population in Malaysia have received at least their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine as of yesterday, according to the Special Committee for Ensuring Access to COVID-19 Vaccine Supply (JKJAV).

An infographic shared on the committee’s official Twitter account today also showed 16,299,881 individuals, or 69.6 per cent, have completed their COVID-19 vaccination.

A total of 326,476 doses were administered yesterday bringing the cumulative figure for vaccines administered under the National COVID-19 Immunisation Programme (PICK) to 37,071,789 doses.

PICK was launched on Feb 24 this year.