To speed up and achieve the targets set in the national vaccination program, Malaysia will receive another 1,333,800 doses of Pfizer Covid-19 vaccines by this week.
National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme (NIP) Coordinating Minister Khairy Jamaluddin said from the sum, 444,600 doses would be distributed on June 16 to 18 while 444,600 doses would be distributed on June 23 to 25 and another 444,600 doses would be distributed on June 30 to July 2.
According to Khairy, a total of 5,955,092 doses of the vaccine have been distributed nationwide so far, which is made of 1,674,142 doses of Sinovac, Pfizer (3,632,850 doses) and AstraZeneca (648,100 doses).
“The top five states in the vaccine distribution are Kuala Lumpur and Putrajaya, followed by Selangor, Sarawak, Johor and Sabah,” he said in a press conference yesterday.
According to Khairy, the number of Malaysians aged 18 and above who have registered to get the vaccine are 13,789,736, or equivalent to 58.9 percent.
Meanwhile, he added, a total of 4,774,418 appointments have been given to applicants so far.