Malaysia Reported 1,210 New COVID-19 Infections, Six More Deaths
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 18 (NNN-BERNAMA) – Malaysia reported 1,210 new COVID-19 infections, as of midnight, bringing the national total to 4,868,402, according to the health ministry. There is one new imported case, with 1,209 cases being local transmissions, data released on the ministry’s website showed.
Six new deaths have been reported, pushing the death toll to 36,423.
The ministry reported 2,026 new recoveries, bringing the total number of cured and discharged to 4,808,909.
There are 23,070 active cases, with 43 being held in intensive care units and 19 of those in need of assisted breathing.
The country reported 907 vaccine doses administered yesterday, and 86.1 percent of the population have received at least one dose. 84.3 percent are fully vaccinated, 49.7 percent have received the first booster, while 1.6 percent have received the second booster.