Also, with 384 fatalities in the past 24 hours, the total deaths inched closer to the 16000 mark. On June 26, 3,523 new cases were reported.
Maharashtra, Delhi and Tamil Nadu continues at the top of the national chart.
Almost half of the cases in Delhi were part of viral clusters, and the search for them through vigorous contact tracing of Covid positive patients will be undertaken to analyse the reasons for clustering, the city government said. It is the first time in four days that the toll had dipped below 400. "Saturday, 15,685 deaths related to novel Coronavirus have been recorded in the country", reads information released by the ministry.
Meanwhile, the new plan also envisions a redrawing of the city's 266 containment zones.
Australia's Victoria struggles to contain coronavirus
Treasurer Josh Frydenberg said on Saturday it was important to test and trace, otherwise lives would be endangered. It means that Victoria has seen a double-figure day-on-day increase in coronavirus cases for 11 consecutive days.
5,65,161 people are in home quarantine while 36,925 are in institutional quarantine. However, micro-lockdown seems to be the best bet for the state governments.
Dr. Monica Mahajan, Director, Internal Medicine, Max Healthcare, said it is important to understand the reason for the exponential rise in cases. After around two months of lockdown, the country opened up in a phased manner from June 8 and people are getting used to the new normal.
With 2,467,658 cases and 125,046 deaths, the USA continues with the world's highest number of Coronavirus infections and fatalities. 41,357 people have recovered, and 957 people have died due to the disease. This includes 741 in the government sector and 285 private laboratory, the ministry said.
According to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, this was the highest single-day spike of COVID-19 positive cases.
USA imposes visa restrictions on Chinese officials over Hong Kong issue
But Mr Trump is also hopeful that China will implement a bilateral trade deal and has praised President Xi Jinping personally. A State Department spokeswoman declined to name those targeted in Friday's move, saying visa records were confidential.
Thus the TrueNat and the CBNAAT systems have also been deployed for diagnosis of COVID-19 in view of availability of customised cartridges.
"We were lagging behind in testing in Delhi". Chennai, which is under fresh lockdown from last Friday till July 31, accounted for 1,956 of the new cases, and its share of the total tally stood at 49,690. There are now 1,97,387 active cases and 2,95,880 recoveries.
On Wednesday, Delhi had eclipsed Mumbai as the city worst-hit by the pandemic in the country.
Florida governor points to higher case numbers in 'younger folks'
The new data from the state also continues to show how disproportionately vulnerable the elderly are to the virus. Bars in the Palm Beach, Broward and Miami-Dade counties haven't been allowed to reopen since mid-March.
The city of all over 20 million folks only has all around 13,200 beds for COVID-19 patients and will insert at the very least 20,000 in coming weeks, with some amenities manned by military and paramilitary physicians.