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

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New Delhi, Apr 15 (PTI) Here are the latest updates on the coronavirus crisis in India and other parts of the world on Thursday.

2:05 p.m.

Uttar Pradesh government announces night curfew from 8 pm till 7 am in 10 districts with more than 2,000 active COVID-19 cases: Official.

1:49 p.m.

Over 1,700 test positive for COVID-19 in Kumbh Mela over 5-day period.

1:33 p.m.

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal announces sweeping restrictions, including a weekend curfew and the closure of malls, gyms, spas and auditoriums, in a bid to break the chain of COVID infections in the city. 1:30 p.m.

Odisha reports record 2,989 fresh COVID-19 cases, tally mounts to 3,58,342.

1:14 p.m.

Empty middle seats may reduce COVID-19 exposure on flights, lab study finds.

1:07 p.m.

All staff members of Supreme Court judge Justice M R Shah have tested positive for the COVID-19 virus, the judge said during the hearing of a case.

12:24 p.m.

Maharashtra, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh administered more than one crore COVID-19 vaccinations during the four-day 'Tika Utsav', the health ministry said.

11:31 a.m.

Government only indulging in sham of COVID 'vaccine festival', Rahul Gandhi alleges.

10:44 a.m.

COVID-19: Over 2 lakh fresh cases in India, record increase in daily infections.

10:12 a.m.

Telangana reports 3,307 new COVID-19 cases, 8 deaths take toll to 1,788.

10:03 a.m.

Active COVID-19 cases recorded at 14,71,877, while 1,24,29,564 people have recovered from disease so far: Union Health Ministry.

10:01 a.m.

Single day rise of 2,00,739 COVID-19 infections, 1,038 fatalities push India's tally of cases to 1,40,74,564, death toll to 1,73,123: Government.

7:07 a.m.

South Africa has joined the US in suspending its rollout of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine, following reports that six women who received the immunisation doses had developed unusual blood clots with low platelet count. PTI SAR SAR