KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 15,915,493 individuals or 67.6% of the adult population have received their Covid-19 boosters.

According to the CovidNow website, a total of 22,956,764 individuals or 97.6% of the adult population have been fully inoculated as of Saturday, while 23,233,706 or 98.8% have received at least one dose.

For those aged 12 to 17, a total of 2,859,026 individuals or 91.9% have completed their vaccination while 2,960,123 or 95.1% have gotten at least one dose.

A total of 104,250 children, aged five to 11, have been fully vaccinated while 1,363,134 individuals or 38.4% have received their first dose.

On Saturday, 40,792 doses were administered, bringing the cumulative total dispensed under the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme to 69,180,021.

Meanwhile, according to the Health Ministry’s GitHub portal, 21 deaths due to Covid-19 were recorded on Saturday, with Johor recording the highest number at four cases followed by Kedah, Pahang and Selangor with three cases each. — Bernama