National vaccination rate may exceed 100pc, says minister

The nation’s total vaccination rate may exceed 100 per cent as vaccinated foreigners stranded in the country are included in the data, said Minister of Health Dato Seri Setia Dr Haji Mohd Isham bin Haji Jaafar on Saturday.  The minister elaborated that once children aged 17 and below are vaccinated, the minister said, “which is around 25 per cent, it will exceed 100”, as the percentage of individuals who have received the first dose of the vaccine is currently at 80.7 per cent. More details in Sunday’s Borneo Bulletin.