New Delhi, Aug 21 (PTI) Here are the latest updates on the coronavirus crisis in India and other parts of the world on Friday.
Contact tracing apps may be ineffective for reducing COVID-19 spread, says study.
UK issues urgent call for more Indian and South Asian COVID-19 plasma donors.
EX-IAF man moves rights body on disclosure of COVID-19 status.
Scientists at the Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi, with the support of the Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB), a body under the DST, are developing a kit that will differentiate various types of coronavirus infection.
Tripura's COVID-19 caseload rises to 8,109 as 256 people test positive for the infection.
Maharashtra police records over 300 new COVID-19 cases and five more deaths.
Coronavirus related fatalities continued to rise in Puducherry with six more people,including two women, succumbing to the viral infection.
Delhi CM hands over Rs 1 crore cheque to family of sanitation work who died of COVID-19.
Inquiry ordered into the suicide of a government doctor handling COVID-19 cases in Nanjangud Taluk of Karnataka, and Rs 50 lakh ex-gratia has been announced for his family.
has modified quarantine guidelines and made institutional isolation compulsory for all COVID-19 patients above 50 years of age from this week in a bid to bring down morality rate.
KGMU VC tests positive for coronavirus.
Odisha's COVID-19 caseload jumps to 72,718 and death toll mounts to 390.
As many as 1,478 cases of COVID-19 and six deaths have been reported from 27 jails in Maharashtra so far, official says.
Arunachal's COVID-19 tally crosses 3,000-mark with 116 fresh cases.
A senior Kolkata Police officer dies due to COVID-19.
Veteran actor Dilip Kumar's younger brother Aslam Khan dies due to COVID-19.
Scientists recommend at least 40 per cent humidity in public buildings to curb COVID-19 spread.
The ICMR is undertaking a study in Mumbai to evaluate whether the BCG (Bacille Calmette-Guerin) vaccine, primarily used against tuberculosis, is effective in preventing COVID-19 in elderly population.
Telangana reports 1,967 new COVID-19 cases.
India's COVID-19 tally zoomed past 29 lakh, a day after it crossed 28 lakh, with a single-day spike of 68,898 infections.
A 107-year-old woman and her 78-year-old daughter have recovered from COVID-19.
One more person died of COVID-19 in UP's Shamli, taking the death toll from the disease in the district to 14. PTI VIS VIS