Covid-19 Vaccines in Numbers

By Yeong Pey Jung

October 2021 STATISTICS
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AS OF AUGUST 31, Malaysia’s Covid-19 Immunisation Task Force (CITF) recorded 71.9% of the population in vaccine registrations. However, if people under 18 years of age are excluded, more than 100% of the population demographic have been classified as registered.1 Five federal territories and states, namely KL, Putrajaya, Selangor, Negeri Sembilan and Johor, recorded registration rates of above 100%, while Penang placed 6th at 96.8%, followed closely by Melaka at 95.2% (Figure 1).2 With the exception of Kelantan (69.9%) and...

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Yeong Pey Jung

is a senior analyst with the Socioeconomics and Statistics Programme at Penang Institute. She is a reading enthusiast and is surgically attached to her Kindle.