KUALA LUMPUR, Aug. 3 (Xinhua) -- Malaysia reported two new COVID-19 infections, bringing the national total to 9,001, the Health Ministry said on Monday.
Health Ministry Director-General Noor Hisham Abdullah said in a press briefing that both cases are local transmissions.
Another four cases have been released, bringing the total cured and discharged to 8,668 or 96.3 percent of all cases.
Of the remaining 208 active cases, one is being held in intensive care and none of those are in need of assisted breathing.
No new death has been reported, leaving the total deaths at 125.