Mon, 06 Dec 2021

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov. 24 (Xinhua) -- Malaysia reported another 5,594 new COVID-19 infections as of midnight Tuesday, bringing the national total to 2,597,080, according to the health ministry.

Among the new cases, 5,570 were local transmissions, data released on the ministry's website showed.

Another 47 more deaths were reported, bringing the death toll to 30,110.

About 4,908 more patients were released after recovery, bringing the total number of cured and discharged to 2,498,345.

There are some 68,625 active cases. Among them, 532 are being held in intensive care and 266 of those are in need of assisted breathing.

The country reported 135,631 vaccine doses administered on Tuesday alone. Some 78.6 percent of the population have received at least one dose and 76.6 percent are fully vaccinated.

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