KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 30 (NNN-Bernama) — A total of 14,648,590 individuals or 62.6 per cent of the adult population in Malaysia have completed their COVID-19 vaccination as of Sunday, Aug 29, according to the COVID-19 Vaccine Supply Access Guarantee Special Committee (JKJAV).
An infographic shared on the committee’s official Twitter also showed 19,389,392 individuals, or 82.8 per cent, have received the first dose, bringing to a total of 34,027,548 doses of the vaccine having been administered under the National COVID-19 Immunisation Programme (PICK) until yesterday.
According to JKJAV, 59.4 percent of the country’s population had received at least the first dose of the vaccine , while 44.9 percent having completed both doses.
On the daily vaccination, the number of doses dispensed yesterday was 302,804 doses, with 142,186 doses as first dose and 160,618 doses to the second dose recipients.
PICK was launched last Feb 24 to curb the spread of COVID-19 in the country.