Malaysia Reported 3,537 New COVID-19 Infections, Eight More Deaths

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KUALA LUMPUR– Malaysia reported 3,537 new COVID-19 infections as of midnight, bringing the national total to 4,975,473, according to the Health Ministry.


There are seven new imported cases, with 3,530 cases being local transmissions, data released on the ministry’s website showed.


Another eight deaths of the disease have been reported, pushing the death toll to 36,628.


The ministry reported 3,319 new recoveries, bringing the total number of cured and discharged to 4,911,632.


There are still 27,213 active cases, with 101 being held in intensive care units and 61 of those in need of assisted breathing.


The country reported 3,128 vaccine doses administered yesterday, and 86.1 percent of the population have received at least one dose, 84.3 percent are fully vaccinated and 49.8 percent have received the first booster, while 1.8 percent have received the second booster.