On Friday, a total of 35,001 doses of the vaccine were dispensed, involving 10,076 first doses, 2,662 second doses and 22,263 booster doses, bringing the cumulative number of vaccine doses administered under the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme PICK to 68,945,825.
The announcement to stop using Sinovac's inactivated virus vaccine comes amid increasing concern over its efficacy against new and more contagious variants of the coronavirus.
Dengan itu, pihak KKM menjelaskan bahawa mereka yang terbukit ditipu oleh insiden tersebut akan dipanggil semula untuk divaksin dengan sebetul-betulnya.
Neighbouring Thailand this week said it would use the AstraZeneca vaccine as a second dose for those who received the Sinovac shot, while Indonesia is considering a booster shot for those who received the two-dose Sinovac course.
Dicapai pada 22 Disember 2020.
The CanSino vaccine was given conditional approval for emergency use in Malaysia by the Drug Control Authority DCA last June 15.