Malaysia reports 5,439 new COVID-19 infections, 49 more deaths
KUALA LUMPUR, Dec. 2, 2021 (BSS/Xinhua) - Malaysia reported another 5,439
new COVID-19 infections, as of midnight Wednesday, bringing the national
total to 2,638,221, according to the health ministry.
Twenty-one of the new cases are imported, with 5,418 being local
transmissions, data released on the ministry's website showed.
Another 49 deaths have been reported, bringing the death toll to 30,474.
Another 6,803 patients have been released after recovery, bringing the total
number of cured and discharged to 2,544,007.
There are some 63,740 active cases, 500 are being held in intensive care
and 258 of them are in need of assisted breathing.
The country reported 142,607 vaccine doses administered on Wednesday alone,
and some 79.2 percent of the population have received at least one dose and
77.8 percent are fully vaccinated.