PETALING JAYA: Malaysia recorded 8,112 new Covid-19 infections on Sunday (April 10), says the Health Ministry.
The last time daily new cases dropped below 10,000 was on Feb 5, with 9,117 cases.
According to the CovidNow portal, this took the total number of infections in the country to 4,325,818 cases since the pandemic began.
The Health Ministry reported that there were 25 imported Covid-19 infections on Sunday, with the remaining 8,087 cases the result of local transmissions.
There were also 15,765 recoveries on Sunday with a total number of 145,799 active cases in Malaysia.
There were no deaths reported on Sunday.
There were 77,406 tests conducted with a positivity rate of 13.5%.
A total of 731 patients were admitted to hospitals throughout the country on Sunday, with 174 warded in intensive care units (ICU) and 110 requiring breathing assistance.
A total of 40,792 Covid-19 vaccines were administered, including 6,675 booster shots.
No new clusters were identified on Sunday and there are currently 129 active clusters in the country.