PETALING JAYA: The number of Covid-19 recipients for a day reached a record high of 215,876 yesterday.
The Covid-19 vaccine supply access guarantee special committee (JKJAV) said 160,226 received their first dose and 55,650 their second dose of the vaccine.
On Monday, a total of 197,963 doses were administered, the highest at the time.
National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme coordinating minister Khairy Jamaluddin had said the government was aiming to administer an average of 150,000 vaccines a day this month, before increasing it to 200,000 jabs daily by July.
To achieve this, the government opened several mega vaccination centres, with the Mines International Exhibition and Convention Centre being the latest.
Meanwhile, private general practitioners have administered up to 10% of vaccines as of Friday and are expected to contribute 145,000 vaccinations a day by July.