Malaysia reports 2,464 new COVID-19 infections, 9 new deaths

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Published: 8/22/2022 6:38:58 AM

Malaysia reported 2,464 new COVID-19 infections as of midnight Sunday, bringing the national total to 4,757,752, according to the health ministry.

There are 16 new imported cases and 2,448 local transmissions, data released on the ministry's website showed. Another nine deaths have been reported, pushing the death toll to 36,145.

The ministry reported 4,427 new recoveries, bringing the total number of cured and discharged to 4,682,689. There are 38,918 active cases, with 69 being held in intensive care and 33 of those in need of assisted breathing.

The country reported 3,336 vaccine doses administered on Sunday alone and 86 percent of the population have received at least one dose, 84.2 percent are fully vaccinated and 49.6 percent have received the first booster and 1.4 percent have received the second booster.

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