Fri, 03 Dec 2021

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct. 15 (Xinhua) -- Malaysia recorded 8,084 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the 24 hours as of midnight Thursday, bringing the total tally to 2,369,613, according to the health ministry.

Of the new cases 21 were imported and 8,063 were locally transmitted, data released on the ministry's website showed.

An additional 88 deaths were reported from the pandemic, bringing the coronavirus-related death toll to 27,681.

About 12,456 recovered patients were discharged from hospitals, bringing the total number of recoveries from COVID-19 to 2,240,345 in the Southeast Asian country.

Of the currently 101,587 active cases, 702 are being held in intensive care units and 367 of them in need of assisted breathing.

Malaysia reported 206,418 vaccine doses administered on Thursday alone and that some 75.5 percent of the population have received at least one dose and 67.1 percent are fully vaccinated.

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