Malaysia reports 4,816 new COVID-19 infections, 9 new deaths

Malaysia reported 4,816 new COVID-
19 infections as of midnight Saturday, bringing the national total to
4,648,931, according to the health ministry.

There are two new imported cases, with 4,814 cases being local transmissions,
data released on the ministry’s website showed. Another nine deaths have been
reported, pushing the death toll to 35,911.

The ministry reported 3,928 new recoveries, bringing the total number of
cured and discharged to 4,563,473.

There are 49,547 active cases, with 49 being held in intensive care and 28
of those in need of assisted breathing.

The country reported 17,847 vaccine doses administered on Saturday alone and
85.9 percent of the population have received at least one dose, 83.9 percent
are fully vaccinated and 49.5 percent have received the first booster and 0.8
percent have received the second booster.

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