COVID-19 death audit will soon begin in areas under the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC).
Chennai alone recorded 1,295 cases while its neighbouring districts of Chengalpattu, Kancheepuram and Tiruvallur reported 363, 137 and 194 cases respectively.
Meanwhile, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres urged the countries to work together to expand the access to tests and treatments.
Symptoms of COVID-19 appear in five to seven days and people should immediately report to their nearby hospitals, Puducherry Health secretary T Arun said.
Hong Kong has reported a total of 4,896 infections since the pandemic began, with 99 deaths.
In an official statement, the collector said that 60 per cent of COVID-19 deaths were of patients who succumbed to the infection within 72 hours of being admitted to hospitals.
Kerala police clarified that it was not collecting CDRs of COVID-19 patients as part of contact tracing but details of tower locations to ensure that a quarantined person was not roaming around.
The requests continue through August 24, a period that coincides with Japanese Obon holidays, when schools and many companies close.
Deputy CM Manish Sisodia's letter comes a day after Baijal rejected the Arvind Kejriwal government's decision to allow hotels and weekly markets to reopen in the national capital.
The findings, published in the journal JAMA Pediatrics, shed light on the possibility that the youngest children transmit the coronavirus as much as other age groups.
According to the Ministry, 418 deaths due to COVID-19 were reported in the last 24 hours.
Lakhs of people from across the country visit the temple every year to offer 'jal-abhishek' to Lord Shiva during the Shravan festival.
The woman, a resident of West Kameng district, was suffering from chronic kidney disease and had returned from Delhi on June 11.
The number of active cases stands at 1,60,384 while 1,94,324 people have recovered and one patient has migrated, according to the data updated at 8 am.
The number of coronavirus cases in Delhi is the third highest in the country after Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu.