As it now stands, there are 204 active cases in the state, including five people in hospital, one of which is now in intensive care.
NSW authorities confirmed anyone in quarantine refusing a COVID-19 test would be retained for an extra 10 days. According to the report, the city registered 1,350 new cases. With the addition of over 18,000 patients in just 24 hours, India's count of coronavirus cases soared to 5,08, 953, while the death toll zoomed past 15,000- 15,685 to be specific.
Between June 1 and June 26, the country recorded 2,99,866 cases, an analysis of the data showed.
A total of 2,725 people have been infected by the virus in Uttarakhand, 2,545 in Chhattisgarh, 2,290 in Jharkhand, 1,325 in Tripura, 1,075 in Manipur, 1,039 in Goa, 946 in Ladakh and 864 in Himachal Pradesh. The number of active cases stood at 65,829.
"Till date, of 8,71,875 laboratory samples, 1,52,765 (17.52%) have tested positive, with almost 23,000 samples tested across the State [on Friday]", Dr. Awate said. Maharashtra has reported 5,024 fresh cases of COVID-19, while Delhi and Tamil Nadu have reported 3,460 and 3,645 new infections respectively. Punjab has reported 4,957 novel coronavirus infections so far, while Kerala has 3,876 cases.
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The news comes after Premier Dan Andrews announced that the state's new testing blitz would aim to test half the population of the hotspots suburbs over a three-day period. 5,196 have recovered and 146 deaths have been reported. On Thursday, while Thane recorded 1,608 new cases, Mumbai recorded 1,350.
- Telangana has reported 12,349 coronavirus cases till date, of which 7,436 people are still under treatment.
"Our figures are being reconciled with the ICMR (Indian Council of Medical Research)", the ministry said, adding that 8,023 cases are being reassigned to states.
The number of COVID-19 cases in India increased by a record 17,296 in 24 hours for the first time on Friday, pushing the total tally to 4,90,401, over half of which have been reported from 10 cities and districts, according to Union Health Ministry data.