Malaysia reported 3,490 new COVID-19 infections as of midnight Sunday, bringing the national total to 2,691,639, according to the Health Ministry.

Iran PressAsia: Fourteen of the new cases are imported, with 3,476 being local transmissions, data released on the ministry's website showed.

Seventeen more deaths have been reported, bringing the death toll to 30,879.

According to Xinhua News Agency, a total of 5,399 patients have been released after recovery, bringing the total number of cured and discharged to 2,601,908.

Among 58,852 active cases, 407 are being held in intensive care and 216 of those are in need of assisted breathing.

The country reported 67,376 vaccine doses administered on Sunday alone. Some 79.4 percent of the population have received at least one dose and 78.1 percent are fully vaccinated.

New Zealand reports 101 new community cases of COVID-19 Delta variant

New Zealand also reported 101 new Delta variant cases of COVID-19 in the community on Monday, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the country's current community outbreak to 9,814.

Among the new infections, 97 were recorded in the largest city of Auckland, one in Bay of Plenty, one in Taranaki, one in Nelson and one in Canterbury, according to the Ministry of Health.

Two more imported COVID-19 cases were reported during the day.

A total of 61 cases are being treated in hospitals, including four in intensive care units or high dependency units, a ministry statement said.

The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in New Zealand stands at 12,617 currently, according to the Health Ministry.


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