Malaysia reports 3,304 new COVID-19 infections, 8 new deaths

Malaysia reported 3,304 new COVID-19 infections as of midnight Wednesday, bringing the national total to 4,956,722, according to the health ministry.

There are four new imported cases, with 3,300 cases being local transmissions, data released on the ministry’s website showed.

Another eight new deaths have been reported, taking the death toll to 36,574.

The ministry reported 3,045 new recoveries, bringing the total number of cured and discharged to 4,891,983.

There are 28,165 active cases, with 90 being held in intensive care and 49 of those in need of assisted breathing.

The country reported 4,446 vaccine doses administered on Wednesday alone and 86.1 percent of the population have received at least one dose, 84.3 percent are fully vaccinated and 49.8 percent have received the first booster and 1.7 percent have received the second booster.

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