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

New Delhi, May 8 (PTI) Here are the latest updates on the coronavirus crisis in India and other parts of the world on Friday.

2:45 p.m.

Schools can't hike fees and must pay teachers during lockdown, Noida administration says.

2:42 p.m.

Survivors of the Aurangabad train accident frantically raised alarm to alert their group members sleeping on tracks about a fast-approaching freight train, but it all went in vain as 16 of them were crushed to death at the crack of dawn.

2:30 p.m.

Sri Lanka to target high-spending tourists to revive tourism.

2:28 p.m.

Tally of COVID-19 patients in Thane district jumps to 1,655.

2:23 p.m.

The Railways orders comprehensive probe into Aurangabad accident.

2:20 p.m.

Singapore coronavirus infections touch 21,707 with 20 deaths, Health Ministry says.

1:58 p.m.

Priyanka urges UP govt to provide insurance cover for all journalists amid COVID-19 pandemic.

1:40 p.m.

UP’s first COVID-19 patient to undergo plasma therapy stable, say doctors.

1:34 p.m.

Air India repatriation flight from Singapore lands at Delhi with 234 passengers.

1:29 p.m.

Novel cloud-based web interface detects COVID-19 from CT scans.

1:22 p.m.

Twenty two migrants flee from quarantine centre in C'garh.

1:20 p.m.

European Union offers more than USD 163 million aid package to Pakistan.

1:00 p.m.

IndiGo reinstates pay cut, introduces leave without pay program for senior employees from May.

12:32 p.m.

Coronavirus claims life of another CISF official.

12:23 p.m.

Maharashtra CM expresses grief over death of migrants and announces aid Rs 5 lakh each to their families.

12:20 p.m.

Migrants stranded all over world at heightened risk of COVID-19, International Organization for Migration (IOM) says.

12:14 p.m.

British rapper Ty dies from coronavirus complications.

11:50 a.m.

Hotter and humid weather may not halt spread of COVID-19, study says.

11:38 a.m.

Odisha plans revival of tourism post lockdown.

11:32 a.m.

Rajasthan's COVID-19 toll rises to 100, as the number of cases increases to 3,453.

11:22 a.m.

Top senators urge US President Donald Trump to temporarily suspend all new guest worker visas, including H-1B.

11:14 a.m.

Five labourers who jumped from slow-moving train in UP were detained and sent to quarantine centre.

11:10 a.m.

Most COVID-19 patients may lose sense of smell by third day of infection, study says.

11:00 a.m.

UN and partners launch USD 6.7 billion appeal for vulnerable countries.

10:12 a.m.

Twenty six people test positive for COVID-19 in Odisha.

10:02 a.m.

COVID-19 death toll in India rises to 1,886 as cases climb to 56,342.

9:51 a.m.

South African first-class cricketer Solo Nqweni tests positive for coronavirus.

9:34 a.m.

Eighty five per cent of daily wagers in Ahmedabad hit by lockdown, survey says.

8:38 a.m.

Fresh COVID-19 case in HP as state's tally rises to 48.

6:58 a.m.

After his military aide tested positive for coronavirus, US President Donald Trump says he would undergo the COVID-19 test every day.

6:47 a.m.

On COVID-19, China either made a terrible mistake or probably it was incompetence, US President Donald Trump says. PTI VIS VIS