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

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New Delhi, May 5 (PTI) Here are the latest updates on the coronavirus crisis in India and other parts of the world on Wednesday.

1:31 p.m.

Unfazed Australia PM stays firm on ban on flights from India, says ‘it is working’.

1:31 p.m.

Roads empty, marketplaces shut as 14-day lockdown comes into effect in Odisha.

12:41 p.m.

Former India hockey coach MK Kaushik hospitalised after testing positive for COVID-19.

12:34 p.m.

COVID-19:Curfew in Uttar Pradesh extended till May 10.

12:33 p.m.

Odisha logs 9,889 new COVID-19 cases, 16 fresh fatalities.

12:21 p.m.

Residents of Ahmedabad in Gujarat who visit other states for work are now required to produce a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test certificate to return to the city, civic authorities said.

11:54 a.m.

UN General Assembly President postpones India trip due to COVID-19.

11:51 a.m.

Nepal extends lockdown in Kathmandu Valley till May 12 due to spike in COVID-19 cases.

10:42 a.m.

Legislative Secretary G Narayan Raju dies of COVID-19.

10:15 a.m.

Telangana confirmed 6,361 additional coronavirus cases taking the total infection count to more than 4.69 lakh, while the toll stood at 2,527 as 51 people succumbed to the disease 10:14 a.m.

Active COVID-19 cases in country recorded at 34,87,229: Union Health Ministry.

10:12 a.m.

Single day rise of 3,82,315 COVID-19 infections, 3,780 fatalities push India's tally of cases to 2,06,65,148, death toll to 2,26,188: Government.

9:58 a.m.

The national capital recorded 338 COVID-19 deaths and 19,953 cases in a day with a positivity rate of 26.73 percent, according to the health bulletin issued by the Delhi health department.

9:41 a.m.

Five COVID-19 patients, including a woman, died at a private hospital in Roorkee in Uttarakhand’s Haridwar district allegedly due to disruption in oxygen supply to the facility for around 30 minutes.

9:11 a.m.

With the addition of 2,190 new cases of coronavirus, the infection count in Thane district of Maharashtra has gone up to 4,77,177, an official said.

6:03 a.m.

14 crew members of cargo ship from India test positive for COVID-19 in South Africa.

2:55 a.m.

The US is helping India 'significantly' in its fight against the second wave of COVID-19 by sending it material and machine parts, President Joe Biden has said. PTI SAR SAR