KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 872,058 or 24.6% of children aged five to 11 have been fully vaccinated under the National Immunisa- tion Programme for Children.According to the CovidNow website, a total of 1,537,013 or 43.3% of the group have received at least one dose of the vaccine.

For adolescents aged 12 to 17, a total of 2,894,793 or 93% have been fully vaccinated while 2,992,466 or 96.1% have received at least one dose of the vaccine, Bernama reported.

As for the adult population, a total of 16,036,202 or 68.2% have received the booster dose, 22,967,290 or 97.6% have completed two doses while 23,243,513 or 98.8% have received at least one dose.

A total of 1,473 doses of Covid-19 vaccine were administered on Tuesday with 200 as the first dose, 1,041 as the second dose and 232 as the booster dose, bringing the cumulative vaccine doses dispensed under the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme to 70,329,975.

According to the Health Ministry’s GitHub portal, nine deaths were reported with two cases in Kedah and Perak respectively while Johor, Pahang, Penang, Sarawak and Selangor had one case each.