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Parents bringing their teenage children to get vaccinated during the Kuala Selangor Immunisation Programme for Adolescents and Special Needs Students at Stadium Tertutup Kuala Selangor, on September 29, 2021. — Picture by HAFIZ OTHMAN/SELANGORKINI

Over three-fourths of Malaysian adolescents fully vaccinated

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 25 — A total of 2,607,392 individuals or 82.8 per cent of the country’s adolescents have completed their COVID-19 vaccination as of yesterday.

Based on data from the Ministry of Health (MOH) through the COVIDNOW website, 2,762,739 individuals or 87.7 per cent of the adolescent population have received at least one dose of the vaccine.

As for the adult population, 22,442,346 individuals or 95.9 per cent completed their vaccination while another 22,944,240 or 98 per cent received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.

A total of 138,752 vaccine doses were dispensed yesterday with 5,067 as the first dose, 8,428 the second and 125,257 as booster doses, bringing the cumulative number of vaccine doses administered under the National COVID-19 Immunisation programme (PICK) so far, to 52,391,444.

— Bernama

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