KUALA LUMPUR, Oct. 1 (Xinhua) -- Malaysia reported 2,007 new COVID-19 infections as of midnight Friday, bringing the national total to 4,840,879, according to the health ministry.
There are 12 new imported cases, with 1,995 cases being local transmissions, data released by the ministry showed.
Another five deaths have been reported, pushing the death toll to 36,374.
The ministry reported 1,407 new recoveries, lifting the total number of cured and discharged to 4,778,736.
There are 25,769 active cases, with 42 being held in intensive care and 19 of those in need of assisted breathing.
The country reported 3,315 vaccine doses administered on Friday and 86.1 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.