Cases in Australia have jumped to 25,570 and 112 infections have been reported in the past 24 hours, according to health officials.
At least 11 patients lost their lives, bringing the death toll to 611, while recoveries increased to 20,851.
New Zealand has reported two more cases in the past 24 hours, bringing its number to 1,729, including 22 deaths and 1,570 recoveries.
The coronavirus pandemic has claimed more than 841,000 lives in 188 countries and regions since its origin in China last December. The United States, Brazil, India and Russia are currently the most affected countries.
Nearly 25 million cases of COVID-19 have been reported worldwide, with recoveries exceeding 16.3 million, according to figures compiled by the United States-based Johns Hopkins University.
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