Sun, 27 Nov 2022

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov. 20 (Xinhua) -- Malaysia reported 2,450 new COVID-19 infections as of midnight Saturday, bringing the national total to 4,965,666, according to the health ministry.

There are no new imported cases, with all 2,450 cases being local transmissions, data released on the ministry's website showed.

Another five new deaths have been reported, pushing the death toll to 36,593.

The ministry reported 3,000 new recoveries, bringing the total number of cured and discharged to 4,901,917.

There are 27,156 active cases, with 91 being held in intensive care and 63 of those in need of assisted breathing.

The country reported 701 vaccine doses administered on Saturday alone, while 86.1 percent of the population have received at least one dose, 84.3 percent are fully vaccinated, 49.8 percent have received the first booster, and 1.7 percent have received the second booster.

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