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

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New Delhi, Feb 3 (PTI) Here are the latest updates on the coronavirus crisis in India and other parts of the world on Wednesday.

11:55 a.m.

Arunachal Pradesh's COVID-19 29 tally rose to 16,829 on Wednesday as one more person tested positive for the infection, a senior health official said.

11:44 a.m.

Bolstered by improved domestic demand, India's services sector expanded for the fourth consecutive month in January as business activities quickened and rising business optimism is set to sustain the growth momentum, a monthly survey said on Wednesday.

11:35 a.m.

Five extra hours have been added to the duration of discussion in Rajya Sabha on a motion thanking the President for his address to the joint sitting of Parliament to allow debate on the farmers' protest against three agri reform legislations.

11:09 a.m.

Cricket Australia's interim chief executive officer Nick Hockley says they explored every possible option, including offering to host South Africa for a Test series, after postponing a tour of that country due to a fresh outbreak of COVID-19 cases.

10:27 a.m.

India's COVID-19 tally of cases rose to 1,07,77,284 with 11,039 new infections, while death toll increased to 1,54,596 with 110 daily new fatalities, the data updated at 8 am showed.

10:16 a.m.

Jharkhand reports 59 new COVID-19 cases and two fresh fatalities.

10:14 a.m.

Cricket Australia on Wednesday said it will grant No Objection Certificates to its Indian Premier League-bound players on a 'case-by-case' basis, a day after it had postponed the national team's tour of South Africa due to fresh COVID-19 outbreak in that country.

9:22 a.m.

Mizoram's COVID-19 tally rose to 4,376 on Wednesday as three more people tested positive for the infection.

8:59 a.m.

Thane's COVID-19 tally has gone up to 2,54,320 with the addition of 216 new cases of infection in the Maharashtra district,an official said on Wednesday. PTI VIS VIS