Gujarat sees 996 new COVID-19 cases, 15 deaths

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Gandhinagar (Gujarat) [India], June 6 (ANI): As many as 996 new coronavirus cases were recorded in Gujarat on Saturday, according to the state government.

As many as 3,004 recoveries and 15 deaths were also reported. The active infections in the state stand at 20,087.

India reported 1,20,529 fresh COVID-19 cases, taking the country's infection tally to 2,86,94,879, according to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Saturday.

India's active caseload further declined to 15,55,248 as active cases decreased by 80,745 in the last 24 hours. The active cases in the country have been less than 2 lakhs for the nine successive days.

The death toll due to the virus climbed to 3,44,082 with 3,380 fatalities being recorded in a span of 24 hours. (ANI)