KUALA LUMPUR, Sept. 26 (Xinhua) -- Malaysia reported 1,608 new COVID-19 infections as of midnight Sunday, bringing the national total to 4,831,822, according to the health ministry.
There are two new imported cases, with 1,606 cases being local transmissions, data released on the ministry's website showed.
Another two deaths have been reported, pushing the death toll to 36,350.
The ministry reported 2,352 new recoveries, bringing the total number of cured and discharged to 4,770,940.
There are 24,532 active cases, with 51 being held in intensive care and 29 of those in need of assisted breathing.
The country reported 1,173 vaccine doses administered on Sunday alone and 86 percent of the population have received at least one dose, 84.2 percent are fully vaccinated and 49.7 percent have received the first booster and 1.5 percent have received the second booster.