Wed, 18 May 2022

KUALA LUMPUR, May 12 (Xinhua) -- Malaysia reported 3,321 new COVID-19 infections as of midnight Wednesday, bringing the national total to 4,467,061, according to the health ministry.

There are 10 new imported cases, with 3,311 being local transmissions, data released on the ministry's website showed.

Eight more deaths have been reported, bringing the death toll to 35,598.

The ministry reported 1,416 new recoveries, bringing the total number of the cured and discharged to 4,406,613.

Among the 24,850 active cases, 59 are being held in intensive care and 34 are in need of assisted breathing.

The country reported 29,791 vaccine doses administered on Wednesday alone. Currently, 85.2 percent of the population have received at least one dose, 82.2 percent are fully vaccinated and 49.2 percent have received boosters.

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