Tue, 09 Aug 2022

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug. 4 (Xinhua) -- Malaysia reported 5,330 new COVID-19 infections as of midnight Wednesday, bringing the national total to 4,692,800, according to the health ministry.

There are 13 new imported cases, with 5,317 cases being local transmissions, data released by the ministry showed.

Another 10 deaths have been reported, pushing the death toll to 35,995.

The ministry reported 3,075 new recoveries, lifting the total number of cured and discharged to 4,610,282.

There are 46,523 active cases, with 49 being held in intensive care and 34 of those in need of assisted breathing.

The country reported 9,051 vaccine doses administered on Wednesday and 86 percent of the population have received at least one dose, 84.1 percent are fully vaccinated and 49.6 percent have received the first booster and 1.1 percent have received the second booster.

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