Covid-19: 30.6% of children in Malaysia fully vaccinated as of May 19

On Thursday (May 19), a total of 12,667 doses of Covid-19 vaccine were dispensed. (Photo by Zahid Izzani Mohd Said/The Edge)

On Thursday (May 19), a total of 12,667 doses of Covid-19 vaccine were dispensed. (Photo by Zahid Izzani Mohd Said/The Edge)

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KUALA LUMPUR (May 20): A total of 1,085,977 or 30.6% of children aged five to 11 in the country had completed their vaccination under the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme for Children (PICKids) as of Thursday (May 19).

According to the COVIDNOW portal, a total of 1,657,180 children or 46.7% of the group had received at least one dose of the vaccine.

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For teenagers aged 12 to 17 years, a total of 2,907,463 individuals or 93.4% had completed their vaccination while 3,004,613 or 96.5% of them had received at least one dose of the vaccine.

As for the adult population, 16,075,262 or 68.3% of the group had taken their booster dose while 22,972,212 or 97.6% had completed two doses and 23,248,104 or 98.8% had received at least one dose of the Covid-19 vaccine.

On Thursday, a total of 12,667 doses of Covid-19 vaccine were dispensed, of which 4,384 were first jabs, 5,188 were second shots and 3,095 were booster doses, bringing the cumulative number of vaccines administered under the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme (PICK) to 70,737,211.

According to the Health Ministry’s GitHub portal, three Covid-19 deaths were recorded on Thursday: two in Selangor and one in Melaka.