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

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New Delhi, Oct 30 (PTI) Here are the latest updates on the coronavirus crisis in India and other parts of the world on Friday.

12:08 p.m.

Puducherry records no fresh COVID-19 death for a third time this week while 149 new cases were reported, a top Health department official says.

11:56 a.m.

The election rallies of Donald Trump are 'super-spreader events', Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden has alleged and questioned the US president's efforts in addressing the challenges posed by the coronavirus pandemic.

Amount of coronavirus detected at hospital admission predicts patient outcome, study says.

11:48 a.m.

Thane district records 1,802 new COVID-19 cases and 40 deaths.

11:07 a.m.

Forty per cent of calls received by CHILDLINE helpline number '1098' since 2018 were 'silent calls', an official said, indicating that in many cases these may have been 'muted' cries for help from people who could not muster the courage to report abuse or violence at that time.

10:50 a.m.

Be it the Trump or the rival Biden campaign, 'Get out to Vote' is the common theme driving all the rallies and meetings for the November 3 US presidential elections.

10:46 a.m.

Arunachal Pradesh reports 88 new COVID-19 cases and one death.

India saw 48,648 new coronavirus infections being reported in a day taking the COVID-19 caseload to 80,88,851 as death toll in the country climbed to 1,21,090 with 563 new fatalities.

10:22 a.m.

AIIMS Bhubaneswar OPD services to reopen from November 2.

9:46 a.m.

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Friday extended greetings on Milad-un-Nabi, urging people to celebrate the day keeping in mind COVID-19 guidelines.

9:37 a.m.

Andaman and Nicobar Islands reports 16 new COVID-19 cases and one death.

Telangana reported 1,531 new COVID-19 cases taking the tally to 2,37,187 while sixmore deaths pushed the toll to 1,330.

9:13 a.m.

At least 395 more people tested positive for COVID-19 in Jharkhand, pushing the state's coronavirus caseload to 1,00,964.

9:12 a.m.

Aurangabad Civil Hospital to start post-COVID-19 care centre. PTI VIS VIS