The previous record was set on August 11 when the country reported about 2,223 new coronavirus cases.
Out of 3,273 new cases, 3,245 are domestic ones and 28 more imported. The largest number of new cases - 1217 ones - were recorded in Seoul, the central province of Gyeonggi comes next with 1,094 cases.
The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Korea stands at 298.402, with 266.414 recoveries. The death toll has increased by 7 to 2,441 people within the past day.
According to the ministry, the death toll has risen by 699 to 593,663 people within the same period of time.
More than 20.32 million patients have recovered since the start of the outbreak.
A day earlier, the country confirmed 24,611 new coronavirus cases, with 648 fatalities.
"The company will transfer the ZyCoV-D technology to Shilpa Biologicals Pvt Ltd (SBPL). Under the agreement, SBPL will be responsible for the manufacture of the drug substance of the vaccine, while the company is responsible for filling/packaging /distribution /marketing of the vaccine in its marketing territories", Cadila Healthcare said in a statement as quoted by India's Mint newspaper.
The police deployed riot control officers to disperse the protesters. Some police officers are said to have been injured after being pelted with rocks.
The protests under the slogan "Victorian Workers Rally For Freedom" began in the city on Monday over the authorities' plans to get all construction workers of the Victoria state vaccinated with at least one coronavirus vaccine dose by this Thursday. A slow vaccination drive in the constriction industry resulted in the government closing down all construction sites for two weeks.
Earlier this week, Russia's senior lawmaker Vladimir Krugly said that the Russian delegation will participate in the autumn session remotely, since movement across Strasbourg will be restricted because of the EU non-recognition of Sputnik V. On 24 September, the head of the delegation, lawmaker Pyotr Tolstoy, confirmed that the delegation will not travel to Strasbourg.
"Official visitors to Council of Europe premises may make use of ALL vaccines licensed by Council of Europe member states – which of course includes the Sputnik vaccine. All visitors are asked to fill in a "Covid self-declaration form" where they attest that they are either vaccinated with one of these vaccines, have a negative Covid test, or have recovered from Covid. This means that visitors can indeed enter CoE buildings if they can show a negative PCR test of less than 72 hours, or a negative antigen test of less than 48 hours. Of course, the usual hygiene measures also apply to all who are on the premises," PACE said, when asked to provide a clarification.
Germans will go to the polls to elect a new federal parliament, after which Chancellor Angela Merkel will step down. No party is expected to win a majority and several coalition options are likely.
Federal election commissioner Georg Thiel said on Friday that voters will not be obligated to present a vaccination certificate or a negative COVID-19 test to access polling stations, which is a must for all public events. Mask wearing, hygiene rules and social distancing will be kept in place.
Geert Baasen, a spokesperson for the Berlin election authority, told Sputnik that the city authorities would restrict the number of both voters and election staff present at a polling place to avoid bottlenecks. Voters will be allowed to stand in lines outside.
Baasen predicted that COVID-19 restrictions would "in any case" slow down the electoral process. Despite this, the voting will not be extended beyond 6 p.m. (16:00 GMT) when polling places close. A large number of Berliners have already cast their ballots by mail.
Police presence in Berlin will increase during the voting. Police told Sputnik that patrols would be organized so that officers could arrive at a polling place "as soon as possible." The exact number of patrol officers will not be revealed until the election day.
Egypt also approved Russia's two-dose Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine back in February.
"The Russian single-component Sputnik Light vaccine against coronavirus has been approved by the Egyptian Drug Authority," RDIF said in a statement, noting that the vaccine was approved under the emergency use authorisation procedure.
The death toll from the disease has reached 446,368 people, with 318 new fatalities being recorded over the past day.
More than 32.84 million people have recovered in India since the start of the outbreak.
A day earlier, the country confirmed 31,923 new coronavirus cases, with 282 fatalities.