Sun, 24 Oct 2021

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct. 12 (Xinhua) -- Malaysia reported 6,709 new COVID-19 infections as of midnight Monday, bringing the national total to 2,346,303, according to the health ministry.

Some six of the new cases are imported and 6,703 are local transmissions, data released on the ministry's website showed.

Another 93 more deaths have been reported, bringing the death toll to 27,422.

About 10,833 patients have been released after recovery, bringing the total number of cured and discharged to 2,206,502.

Of the remaining 112,379 active cases, 756 are being held in intensive care and 397 of those are in need of assisted breathing.

The country reported 184,486 doses administered on Monday and some 75 percent of the population have received at least one dose and 65.6 percent are fully vaccinated.

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