Malaysia reports 2,111 new COVID-19 infections, 6 new deaths-Xinhua

Malaysia reports 2,111 new COVID-19 infections, 6 new deaths

Source: Xinhua| 2022-09-22 11:06:30|Editor: huaxia

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) -- Malaysia reported 2,111 new COVID-19 infections as of midnight Wednesday, bringing the national total to 4,823,975, according to the Health Ministry.

There are five new imported cases, with 2,106 cases being local transmissions, data released on the ministry's website showed.

Another six deaths have been reported, pushing the death toll to 36,330.

The ministry reported 1,493 new recoveries, bringing the total number of cured and discharged to 4,762,318.

There are 25,327 active cases, with 57 being held in intensive care and 37 of those in need of assisted breathing.

The country reported 1,953 vaccine doses administered on Wednesday alone, and 86 percent of the population have received at least one dose, 84.2 percent are fully vaccinated and 49.7 percent have received the first booster and 1.5 percent have received the second booster.