More than 10 million Covid booster shots administered by next week


Elill Easwaran

More than 23 million adults in Malaysia have received at least one Covid vaccine dose. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, January 15, 2022.

MORE than 10 million people in Malaysia would have had their Covid-19 booster shots by next week, Health Minister Khairy Jamaludin said.

“As at 11.59pm Thursday night, almost nine million boosters have already been administered,” he tweeted.
 
As a result of the accelerated booster programme and containment efforts, hospitals are operating within capacity despite a wave of imported Omicron cases, Khairy said.


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