New Delhi, Oct 9 (PTI) Here are the latest updates on the coronavirus crisis in India and other parts of the world on Friday.
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) left key interest rates unchanged but signalled more easing ahead to support an economy that it sees contracting 9.5 per cent in the current fiscal.
Scientists detect long-lived antibodies in blood and saliva samples from COVID-19 patients.
External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar wished 'Team MEA' on the Indian Foreign Services (IFS) Day, saying their dedication and diligence is especially appreciated in COVID times.
Pakistan has said there is no plan to shut down educational institutions again, amidst a simmering fear that a second wave coupled with winter season could reverse the gains against the pandemic in the country.
Jharkhand reports 784 new COVID-19 cases and eight more fatalities.
Arunachal Pradesh reports 212 new COVID-19 cases and one more death.
The Nagaland government has issued guidelines for the celebration of the forthcoming Durga puja, allowing pandals to be set up only at temples in view of the COVID-19 pandemic, an official says.
India's COVID-19 tally of cases went past 69 lakh with 70,496 infections being reported in a day as the death toll climbed to 1,06,490 with 964 people succumbing to the disease in a span of 24 hours.
China joins COVAX alliance for global distribution of its COVID-19 vaccines.
RBI keeps policy rate unchanged at 4 per cent.
Tripura reports 223 new COVID-19 cases and seven more fatalities.
Telangana records 1,891 fresh COVID-19 cases, taking the tally to 2.08 lakh while seven more deaths pushed the toll to 1,208.
Mizoram reports seven new COVID-19 cases, pushing the state's coronavirus tally to 2,157, official statement says.
The COVID-19 caseload of Andaman and Nicobar Islands rose to 3,952 as 17 more people tested positive for the infection, a health official says. PTI VIS VIS