New Delhi, Mar 20 (PTI) Here are the latest updates on the coronavirus crisis in India and other parts of the world on Saturday.
Arunachal Pradesh did not report any fresh COVID-19 case in the past 24 hours, a senior health official said on Saturday.
Dharavi, the biggest slum in Mumbai, has reported 272 coronavirus cases so far in the month of March as against the entire February's infection count of 168, a rise of 62 per cent, civic officials said on Saturday.
Pakistan on Saturday recorded its highest single-day increase in the coronavirus infections this year with 3,876 new cases as the positivity rate reached 9.4 per cent in the country.
Three shooters participating in the ongoing ISSF World Cup in the national capital have tested positive for COVID-19, National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) sources said on Saturday.
The COVID-19 tally of Andaman and Nicobar Islands rose to 5,038 on Saturday as two more people tested positive for the infection, a health official said.
Nagaland has geared up to conduct a free and fair byelection to the Noksen assembly seat, scheduled on April 17.
India saw 40,953 new coronavirus infections being reported in a day, the highest single-day rise recorded in 111 days, taking the nationwide COVID-19 tally to 1,15,55,284 while the death toll increased to 1,59,558 with 188 new fatalities, the data updated at 8 am showed.
Mizoram on Saturday reported one more case of COVID-19, taking the state's tally to 4,446, an official said.
With the addition of 1,949 coronavirus cases, the infection count in Thane district of Maharashtra mounted to 2,84,317, an official said on Saturday. PTI VIS VIS