Coronavirus: Latest updates on COVID-19 crisis around the world

New Delhi, Jun 29 (PTI) Here are the latest updates on the coronavirus crisis in India and other parts of the world on Monday.

11:55 a.m.

Family members of over 50 people who have recovered from COVID-19 are not willing to take their loved ones home fearing getting infected, forcing the government to keep them in state-run facilities, a senior official says.

11:52 a.m.

Shares of Axis Bank declined over 5 per cent after S&P Global Ratings lowered its ratings of the lender due to increased economic risks for banks operating in India.

11:24 a.m.

Scientists develop new method to detect regions at risk of spreading COVID-19.

11:15 a.m.

Indian Film Festival of Melbourne rescheduled to October amid COVID-19 pandemic.

11:04 a.m.

The Shiv Sena hit out at Union minister Nitin Gadkari's remarks on the need to decongest Mumbai, saying if smart cities like Mumbai and Pune are created in UP and Bihar, the population density of the country's financial capital will naturally come down.

10:55 a.m.

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal lauds LNJP doctor who died fighting COVID-19.

10:15 a.m.

Allow foreign passport holding PIOs to travel to India for medical emergencies, says prominent social activist in New York.

10:00 a.m.

A single-day spike of 19,459 COVID-19 cases took India's tally to 5,48,318 on Monday, while the death toll climbed to 16,475 with 380 new fatalities, according to the Union Health Ministry data.

9:41 a.m.

Sugar export from Maharashtra hit due to lockdown. PTI VIS VIS