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

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

2:27 p.m.

Lockdown fear: Migrants leaving Gujarat amid COVID-19 surge.

1:22 p.m.

60-hour weekend lockdown in all Madhya Pradesh cities: CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan.

1:13 p.m.

Ten states including Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Madhya Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Gujarat, Kerala and Punjab have shown a steep rise in the daily COVID-19 cases accounting for 84.21 per cent of the 1,26,789 new infections, the health ministry said.

12:42 p.m.

With an average of 34,30,502 anti-coronavirus doses being given per day, India has topped globally in terms of the number of jabs administered daily, the Union Health Ministry said.

12:18 p.m.

One in ten suffer long-term effects 8 months following mild COVID-19: Study.

11:44 a.m.

Amid a surge in COVID-19 cases, over one lakh students of classes 10 and 12 have signed petitions urging the government to either cancel board exams scheduled to be held in May or conduct them in online mode.

10:29 a.m.

Telangana reports 2,055 new COVID-19 cases, 7 deaths push toll to 1,741.

10:27 a.m.

COVID-19: India reports highest daily spike with over 1.26 lakh new cases.

10:07 a.m.

New Zealand temporarily suspends travel from India to combat surge in COVID-19 infected travellers: PM Jacinda Ardern.

10:06 a.m.

Number of active COVID-19 cases in India stands at 9,10,319, while 1,18,51,393 people have recovered so far: Union Health Ministry.

10:03 a.m.

Mizoram logs 14 fresh COVID-19 cases.

1:01 a.m.

Single-day rise of 1,26,789 new COVID-19 cases, 685 fatalities push India's infection tally to 1,29,28,574, death toll to 1,66,862: Government.

9:16 a.m.

Maharashtra: 6,290 new COVID-19 cases in Thane, 21 more deaths.

7:40 a.m.

PM Modi takes second dose of COVID-19 vaccine at AIIMS. PTI SAR SAR