Malaysia reports 26,534 new COVID-19 infections, 95 more deaths

KUALA LUMPUR – Malaysia reported 26,534 new COVID-19 infections as of midnight Tuesday, bringing the national total to 3,872,135, according to the health ministry.

There are 691 new imported cases and 25,843 local transmissions, data released on the ministry’s website showed.

A further 95 deaths have been reported, bringing the death toll to 33,994. The ministry reported 31,234 new recoveries, bringing the total number of cured and discharged to 3,533,994.

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There are 304,147 active cases, 376 are being held in intensive care and 222 of those are in need of assisted breathing.

The country administered 56,585 vaccine doses on Tuesday and 83.7 percent of the population have received at least one dose, 78.9 percent are fully vaccinated and 47 percent have received boosters.


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