Selangor Journal
A healthcare worker administers the Covid-19 vaccine to an individual at Dewan Seri Siantan vaccination centre (PPV), Gombak, on June 28, 2021. —Picture by FIKRI YUSOF/SELANGORKINI

Covid-19: 2.95 mln doses of vaccine given so far, says MB

By Norrasyidah Arshad

SHAH ALAM, July 22 — A total of 2.95 million doses of vaccine have been administered in the state as of July 21, says Selangor Menteri Besar Dato’ Seri Amirudin Shari.

An infographic shared by him on Facebook yesterday showed that 2.23 million individuals or 46.9 per cent of the Selangor population have received their first dose of Covid-19 vaccine.

Also, 725,000 individuals or 15.27 per cent of the people in the state have been fully vaccinated.

“Meanwhile, through the Selangor Vaccination Programme or Selvax, an additional 89,867 doses have been administered,” he said.

On Monday, Amirudin said the Selangor government will increase the number of Covid-19 vaccine doses dispensed in the state to 300,000 a day by the end of this month,

He said the new target could be achieved through the simultaneous implementation of the Selangor Vaccination Programme (Selvax), PICK and Public-Private Partnership Covid-19 Industry Immunisation Programme (Pikas) in the state.

On June 15, the Selangor and Federal government have targeted to get at least 80 per cent of the population in the state to be vaccinated by September.

A total of 2.5 million doses of vaccine are allocated for 1.25 million individuals in the state, which includes 500,000 million doses for the community under Selvax Community and two million doses for Selvax Industry.

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