Malaysia reported 6,355 new COVID-19 infections as of midnight Friday, bringing the national total infection cases to 2,575,888, according to the health ministry.

Iran PressAsia: Some 31 of the new cases are imported, with 6,324 being local transmissions, data released on the ministry's website showed.

According to Xinhua News Agency, another 45 deaths have been reported, bringing the death toll to 29,937.

About 5,031 patients have been released after recovery, bringing the total number of cured and discharged to 2,477,314.

There are some 68,637 active cases, 542 are being held in intensive care units and 268 of those are in need of assisted breathing.

The country reported 105,103 vaccine doses administered on Friday alone and some 78.5 percent of the population have received at least one dose and 76.4 percent are fully vaccinated.


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