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MoH: Over 17 million of Malaysian population fully vaccinated against Covid-19


Walk-in vaccine recipients receive their Covid-19 jabs at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre vaccination centre, August 2, 2021. ― Picture by Hari Anggara
Walk-in vaccine recipients receive their Covid-19 jabs at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre vaccination centre, August 2, 2021. ― Picture by Hari Anggara

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 15 — A total of 17,653,079 individuals or 54.1 per cent of Malaysia’s population have been fully vaccinated against Covid-19, as of yesterday (Sept 14).

The Ministry of Health, through https://covidnow.moh.gov.my, said that 66.3 per cent or 21,649,228 individuals have received at least one dose of Covid-19 vaccine.

As for the daily vaccination, a total of 243,971 doses of vaccine were administered yesterday, bringing the total doses administered under the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme (NIP) to 39,234,306.

Meanwhile, as of 11.59pm yesterday (Sept 14), a total of 104 actual deaths of Covid-19 were recorded within 24 hours, together with 359 backlog deaths.

The latest development brings the total number of deaths due to Covid-19 in Malaysia to 21,587. — Bernama



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