Malaysia Reports 27,179 New COVID-19 Infections, 43 More Deaths

Malaysia reported 27,179 new COVID-19 infections as of midnight, bringing the national total to 3,273,958, according to the Health Ministry.

There are 120 new imported cases, with 27,059 being local transmissions, data released on the ministry’s website showed.

A further 43 deaths have been reported, bringing the death toll to 32,433.

The ministry reported 19,037 new recoveries, bringing the total number of cured and discharged to 2,974,441.

Among 267,084 active cases, 286 are being held in intensive care units and 180 of those are in need of assisted breathing.

The country reported 147,742 vaccine doses administered yesterday alone, and 81.8 percent of the population have received at least one dose. 78.8 percent are fully vaccinated and 43.4 percent have received boosters.

Source: NAM News Network