Malaysia reported 970 new COVID-19 infections, the Health Ministry said on Wednesday, bringing the national total to 59,817.
Health Ministry Director-General Noor Hisham Abdullah said in a press briefing that five of the new cases are imported and 965 are local transmissions.
Four more deaths have been reported, bringing the death toll to 345.
Another 2,348 patients have been released after recovery, bringing the total cured and discharged to 46,501, or 77.7 percent of all cases.
Of the remaining 12,971 active cases, 110 are being held in intensive care and 47 of those are in need of assisted breathing.