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

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New Delhi, Dec 25 (PTI) Here are the latest updates on the coronavirus crisis in India and other parts of the world on Friday.

11:51 a.m.

Puducherry logs 29 new coronavirus cases as overall tally rises to 37,914.

11:43 a.m.

Antibodies target different part of coronavirus in severe COVID-19 cases, says study.

11:31 a.m.

The Odisha government in collaboration with UNICEF has launched a 'Career Portal' for secondary and higher secondary students.

11:12 a.m.

India's COVID-19 caseload rose to 1,01,46,845 on Friday with 23,067 new infections being reported in a day as death toll increased to 1,47,092 with 336 new fatalities, the data at 8 am showed.

11:04 a.m.

Nine more persons, including an army man, tested positive for COVID-19 in Arunachal Pradesh, pushing the caseload in the northeastern state to 16,678, a health department official said on Friday.

10:52 a.m.

Australian skipper Tim Paine on Friday invited broadcast and events staff to make a 'small sacrifice' of joining them in a bio-secure bubble and ensure the third Test goes ahead as planned despite a spike in COVID-19 cases in Sydney.

10:44 a.m.

The peel of the midnight bells in churches and the carols reverberating the praise of Lord Jesus ushered in the Christmas festivities in Goa amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

10:42 a.m.

Actor Shemar Moore, star of CBS crime drama 'S.W.A.T', has tested positive for COVID-19.

10:37 a.m.

India's COVID-19 caseload rose to 1,01,46,845 with 23,067 new infections being reported in a day, while recoveries have crossed the 97-lakh mark, according to data updated by the Union Health Ministry on Friday.

10:08 a.m.

Telangana reported 518 fresh COVID-19 cases, taking the tally to over 2.84 lakh while three fatalities pushed the toll to 1,527, the state government said on Friday.

9:49 a.m.

Five more persons have tested positive for COVID-19 in Andaman and Nicobar Islands, raising the tally in the Union Territory to 4,901, a health department official said on Friday.

9:19 a.m.

Jharkhand's COVID-19 tally rose to 1,13,786 as 179 more people tested positive for the infection, a health department official said on Friday. PTI VIS VIS