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

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New Delhi, Jan 29 (PTI) Here are the latest updates on the coronavirus crisis in India and other parts of the world on Friday.

1:03 p.m.

The Maharashtra government on Friday extended till February 28, 2021 the coronavirus-induced lockdown restrictions in the state.

1:01 p.m.

Sri Lanka kicks off coronavirus inoculations with Indian vaccine. 10:41 a.m.

Mizoram reports one new COVID-19 case as state's tally rises to 4,363.

Telangana adds 197 new COVID-19 cases while two deaths take state's toll to 1,596.

10:38 a.m.

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has received his first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine and appealed to people to get vaccinated as soon as they can while stressing that nations must ensure the vaccine is available to everyone, everywhere.

10:32 a.m.

Arunachal Pradesh's COVID-19 tally rose to 16,827 on Friday as three more people, including an Army jawan, tested positive for the infection, a senior health official said.

With 18,855 fresh cases, India's COVID-19 tally has gone up to 1,07,20,048 while death toll due to the viral disease in the country has climbed to 1,54,010 with 163 more fatalities.

9:51 a.m.

With the addition of 342 coronavirus positive cases, the infection count in Thane district of Maharashtra has mounted to 2,53,070, an official said on Friday.

9:23 a.m.

Jharkhand's COVID-19 tally rose to 1,18,557 on Friday as 62 more people tested positive for the infection, while three fresh fatalities pushed the state's coronavirus death toll to 1,069, a health official said.

9:04 a.m.

India's vaccine production capacity is one of the best assets the world has today, UN chief Antonio Guterres has said as he applauded India for supplying COVID-19 doses to nations around the world to combat the catastrophic global health crisis.

6:11 a.m.

US President Joe Biden has signed two healthcare executive orders which he said were to undo the damage done by his predecessor Donald Trump. PTI VIS VIS