KUALA LUMPUR, Jan. 16 (Xinhua) -- Malaysia reported another 3,074 new COVID-19 infections as of midnight Saturday, bringing the national total to 2,805,337, according to the health ministry.
Among the new cases, 319 were imported cases, and 2,755 were locally transmitted, data released on the ministry's website showed.
Another 19 more deaths have been reported, bringing the death toll to 31,781.
The ministry reported 2,828 new recoveries, bringing the total number of the cured and discharged to 2,732,771.
Currently, among the 40,785 active cases, 193 are being held in intensive care and 90 of those are in need of assisted breathing.
The country reported 167,955 vaccine doses administered on Saturday alone, and 79.7 percent of the population have received at least one dose, 78.6 percent are fully vaccinated and 28.2 percent have received boosters.