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Vaccination Rates Ramp Back Up With Over 400,000 Shots Per Day

Vaccination Rates Ramp Back Up With Over 400,000 Shots Per Day

The race to the next phase of NRP is on with almost every state showing an increase in first and second doses administered.

Azizul Rahman Ismail

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After a slight dip on Sunday with less than 300,000 Covid-19 vaccine doses administered, the Special Committee on Covid-19 Vaccine Supply Access Guarantee (JKJAV) has reported that Malaysia is back on track the very next day.

As of 11:59 pm, 12 July, 421,479 doses of the Covid-19 vaccine were administered on that day. A new daily record.

Almost every state showed an increase in the number of first and second doses administered.  

Selangor leads the pack of states that administered the most first doses with 75,213 shots, followed by Kuala Lumpur with 45,889 shots, and Sarawak with 29,691 shots.

On the other hand, Sarawak takes the lead as the state with the most second dose administered with 52,377 shots, followed by Selangor with 22,905 shots, and Kuala Lumpur with a very close 22,015 shots.

Other notable states are Malacca, Putrajaya, Perlis and Pahang.

Melaka recorded 30 first dose shots with no second dose shots on Sunday. But, came back strong with 5,987 first dose and 4,245 second dose jabs on Monday.

Putrajaya also saw a comeback from only 2,238 first dose shots with no second dose shots on Sunday with 1,980 first dose shots and 796 second dose shots the next day.

Perlis more than doubled the number of first dose shots from 511 on Sunday to 1037 on Monday.

Not to be outdone is Pahang which saw a 667% increase in the number of second doses administered from 797 on Sunday to 6,111 on Monday.

Meanwhile, the National Security Council has greenlit Sarawak to enter Phase 2 of the National Recovery Plan on July 14.

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