34.1% of children in Malaysia given Covid vaccine

A total of 1.2 million children aged five to 11 receive the first dose of the Covid vaccine. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, March 17, 2022.

A TOTAL of 1.2 million children aged five to 11, or 34.1% of the child population in the country have received the first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine under the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme for Children as of yesterday.

According to the CovidNow website, for adolescents aged 12 to 17, a total of 2.8 million individuals or 91.3% of the population have completed the Covid-19 vaccination, while 2.9 million individuals or 94.5% of the group have received at least one dose of the vaccine.

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