Sun, 25 Jul 2021

KUALA LUMPUR, July 22 (Xinhua) -- Malaysia reported another 13,034 new COVID-19 infections, the Health Ministry said on Thursday, bringing the national total to 964,918.

Health Ministry Director-General Noor Hisham Abdullah said in a press statement that 25 of the new cases are imported and 13,009 are local transmissions.

Another 134 more deaths have been reported, bringing the death toll to 7,574.

A total of 8,436 patients have been released after recovery, bringing the total number of cured and discharged to 815,293 or 84.5 percent of all cases.

Of the remaining 142,051 active cases, 938 are being held in intensive care and 459 of those are in need of assisted breathing.

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