New Delhi, Oct 3 (PTI) Here are the latest updates on the coronavirus crisis in India and other parts of the world on Saturday.
At least 200 more people, including eight security personnel, have tested positive for COVID-19 in Arunachal Pradesh, pushing the state's caseload to 10,220.
Two more die of coronavirus in Puducherry as toll rises to 534.
Prohibitory orders to halt COVID-19 spread come into force in Kerala.
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US President Donald Trump, who was shifted to a military hospital after being tested positive for COVID-19, is undergoing Remdesivir therapy and is 'doing well', the White House physician says.
India's COVID-19 death toll crossed one lakh and the infection tally climbed to 64,73,544 with 79,476 new infections being reported in a day and the virus claiming 1,069 lives in a span of 24 hours.
The COVID-19 tally of Andaman and Nicobar Islands rose to 3,858 on Saturday as 10 more people tested positive for the infection.
Life came crashing down for 51-year-old Biju Pushkaran, the head clown of India's famous Rambo Circus, along with its over 100 artistes when the coronavirus-induced lockdown was imposed in March this year, forcing the circus to fold its tent.
Telangana registers 1,718 fresh COVID-19 cases, taking the tally to 1.97 lakh while eight more deaths pushed the toll to 1,153.
The Hyderabad-based Dr Reddy's Laboratories has applied to the Drugs Controller General of India for permission to conduct phase-3 human clinical trials of the Russian vaccine Sputnik V against COVID-19 in India, sources say.
Jharkhand reports 736 new COVID-19 cases and eight fresh fatalities.
President Donald Trump, along with the first lady, being tested positive for COVID-19 is a 'bracing reminder' to take the virus seriously, his Democratic challenger Joe Biden said, urging people to wear masks, wash hands, and maintain social distancing.
US President Donald Trump arrived at the Walter Reed military hospital from where he will work for the next few days, his spokesperson said.
US President Donald Trump remains 'fatigued but in good spirits,' his physician said, a day after the president and the first-lady tested positive for COVID-19, forcing them to quarantine inside the White House. PTI VIS VIS