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

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

2:58 p.m.

Nepal's nationwide COVID-19 tally reaches 548.

2:39 p.m.

Will try to restart international flights before August, says Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri.

ID cards of MLAs will now act as e-passes for travel in MP, government official says.

2:26 p.m.

India's gas output falls by one-fifth in April due to lockdown.

COVID-19 toll in Delhi rises to 231 with 591 new cases, officials say.

2:05 p.m.

WB asks Railways not to send Shramik Special trains to state till May 26 in view of Cyclone Amphan.

2:01 p.m.

A 21-yr-old recovered COVID-19 patient donates plasma at King George's Medical University in Lucknow.

1:53 p.m.

Hockey players can visit home but will have to serve quarantine period upon returning, Hockey India SOP says.

1:29 p.m.

The Chhattisgarh government has classified four development blocks in the state as red zones and 80 as orange zones to contain the spread of coronavirus.

1:18 p.m.

The Rajasthan government will run free buses to Haridwar and other places in Uttarakhand to facilitate travel of families for ash immersion of their loved ones.

1:14 p.m.

COVID-19 toll in Rajasthan increases to 155 with cases rising to 6,542.

1:08 p.m.

TN government allows beauty parlours and salons to open from tomorrow, except in Chennai.

12:47 p.m.

Twenty more people test positive for COVID-19 in Uttarakhand taking the state's tally to 173, while one more person infected with the deadly virus died.

12:30 p.m.

Congress arranges buses for Kerala students stranded in Bhopal.

12:07 p.m.

Sixty-one more people test positive for the novel coronavirus in Bihar as state's tally rises to 2,166.

Three employees of Cadila Pharma die of COVID-19.

12:02 p.m.

Twelve people held for offering prayer inside house in UP.

11:34 a.m.

Indore COVID-19 count nears 3,000 with 83 new cases, official says.

11:32 a.m.

Nationwide lockdown will no longer help in COVID-19 fight, virologist Shahid Jameel says.

11:13 a.m.

First COVID-19 vaccine human trial finds it is safe and induces immune response.

11:01 a.m.

China reports 28 new asymptomatic coronavirus cases.

10:38 a.m.

COVID-19 cases in India saw the biggest spike for the second consecutive day with 6,654 new infections in the last 24 hours, taking the tally to over 1.25 lakh, while the toll rose to 3,720 after 137 more deaths, Union Health Ministry says.

10:24 a.m.

Pune dog lovers rescue pets abandoned due to coronavirus fears.

Returnees failing to undergo quarantine will be jailed, says Manipur CM N Biren Singh.

10:23 a.m.

Spike in cyber crimes amidst lockdown, Maharashtra home minister says.

Indian-Americans welcome relaxation in visa and travel restrictions for OCI card holders.

9:35 a.m.

Over five lakh stranded migrant workers from MP have been brought back to their home state, official says.

9:20 a.m.

ICMR issues revised advisory on use of hydroxychloroquine.

9:13 a.m.

Four more people returning from Mumbai test positive in HP as state's tally rises to 173.

7:48 a.m.

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