Malaysia Reported 2,231 New COVID-19 Infections, Five More Deaths
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 15 (NNN-BERNAMA) – Malaysia reported 2,231 new COVID-19 infections, as of midnight, bringing the national total to 4,863,457, according to the country’s health ministry.
There are six new imported cases, with 2,225 cases being local transmissions, data released on the ministry’s website showed. Five new deaths have been reported, bringing the death toll to 36,415.
The ministry reported 1,473 new recoveries, bringing the total number of cured and discharged to 4,803,485. There are 23,557 active cases, with 34 being held in intensive care units and 21 of those in need of assisted breathing.
Malaysia reported 1,858 vaccine doses administered yesterday, 86.1 percent of the population had received at least one dose, 84.3 percent are fully vaccinated and 49.7 percent have received the first booster, while 1.6 percent received the second booster.