KUALA LUMPUR, April 13 (Xinhua) -- The number of COVID-19 cases in Malaysia totaled at 4,817 after 134 new cases were recorded, the Health Ministry said on Monday.

Health Ministry Director-General Noor Hisham Abdullah said at a press briefing that among the infections, 2,276 have been cured and discharged from hospital, while 66 are currently being held in intensive care and 36 of those are in need of assisted breathing.

He also said the number of fatalities had risen to 77 after another death was recorded, with the victim having suffered from other health problems prior to being infected.

Additionally two new sub-clusters of infections had been identified in Pahang state, stemming from an infected individual who had become infected during a trip to Indonesia