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

·2-min read

New Delhi, Feb 23 (PTI) Here are the latest updates on the coronavirus crisis in India and other parts of the world on Tuesday.

1:05 p.m.

The Opposition Samajwadi Party and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) in Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday attacked the BJP government over the rise in fuel prices, saying it was unfair to trouble people reeling from the impact of COVID-19.

12:24 p.m.

The Shiv Sena on Tuesday said the recent surge in coronavirus cases is a matter of concern and the opposition in Maharashtra should talk carefully about the COVID-19 crisis.

12:09 p.m.

Puducherry logged 28 fresh cases of coronavirus and two related deaths during the last 24 hours ending 10 a.m. on Tuesday taking the overall tally to 39,628.

11:35 a.m.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said his government is taking a holistic approach to healthcare in the country and is not just focused on treatment but also wellness.

11:33 a.m.

Arunachal Pradesh did not report any fresh COVID-19 case in the past four days, a health department official said on Monday.

11:19 a.m.

Thane has reported 479 new cases of coronavirus, raising the infection count in the Maharashtra district to 2,61,204,an official said on Tuesday.

11:15 a.m.

The Vijay Hazare Trophy has seen its first case of COVID-19 with a Bihar player returning positive for the virus, following which all the other cricketers are being tested.

11:11 a.m.

India's total tally of COVID-19 cases surged to 1,10,16,434 with 10,584 new infections being reported in a day, while death toll increased to 1,56,463 with 78 new fatalities, the data updated at 8 am showed.

10:50 a.m.

The United States on Monday crossed a grim 'heartbreaking milestone' in its fight against COVID-19 as the death toll due to the disease crossed 500,000, a staggering figure that is more than the combined American casualties during World War I, World War II and the Vietnam War.

9:37 a.m.

The COVID-19 caseload in Andaman and Nicobar Islands rose to 5,015 as one more person has tested positive for the disease in the Union Territory, a health department official said on Tuesday.

7:31 a.m.

The US has said it is looking forward to an 'overarching' memorandum of understanding to enhance health partnership with India and asserted that the cooperation between the two countries on COVID-19 builds on decades of successful collaboration in health and biomedical research.

6:09 a.m.

The US has said it is looking forward to an 'overarching' memorandum of understanding to enhance health partnership with India and asserted that the cooperation between the two countries on COVID-19 builds on decades of successful collaboration in health and biomedical research. PTI VIS VIS