New Delhi, Oct 1 (PTI) Here are the latest updates on the coronavirus crisis in India and other parts of the world on Thursday.
Jharkhand education minister Jagarnath Mahato, who had tested positive for COVID-19 earlier in the week, was shifted to a private hospital in Ranchi from state-run Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS), after he complained of breathlessness.
Power consumption in the country registered a growth of 5.6 per cent in September at 113.54 billion units (BU) after six-month gap since March this year, showing spurt in sluggish industrial and commercial activities amid COVID-19 pandemic.
Delhi government decides to maintain status quo on prohibited and permitted activities till October 31.
Tripura reports 332 fresh COVID-19 cases as tally rises to 26,066.
There have been over 10,000 COVID-19 cases in the CRPF, the chief of the country's largest paramilitary force, A P Maheshwari said.
Petrol demand returns to pre-COVID-19 levels as diesel sales inches up.
Despite the country's health systems being under severe strain due to the ongoing pandemic, every effort has been made to ensure that 'healthcare services are made available to women, children and adolescents', said Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan.
For the tenth successive day, active cases of coronavirus infection in India were below 10 lakh while the country's steady trend of posting high levels of daily recoveries continued, the Union Health Ministry said on Thursday.
Leaders and workers of the Delhi Congress staged a protest in the Civil Lines area, demanding a complete reopening of the weekly markets in the city.
Record 17 COVID-19 fatalities in Odisha push toll to 859.
September accounted for 41.53 per cent of total COVID-19 cases in country.
Puducherry reports 489 fresh COVID-19 cases and four more deaths.
NMMC warns of strict action against COVID-19 norms violation.
At least 244 more people, including 31 security personnel and four health workers, tested positive for COVID-19 in Arunachal Pradesh, taking the state's tally to 9,796.
Largest contact tracing study in India shows COVID-19 transmitted mainly by 'superspreaders'.
Telangana adds 2,214 new COVID-19 cases as eight deaths push state's toll to 1,135.
India's COVID-19 caseload crossed the 63-lakh mark with 86,821 infections being reported in a day while the death toll climbed to 98,678 with the virus claiming 1,181 lives in a span of 24 hours.
India's manufacturing sector activity improved for the second straight month in September and touched an over eight-and-a-half-year high supported by accelerated increases in new orders and production, even as firms reduced staff numbers, a monthly survey says.
The COVID-19 tally in Maharashtra's Thane district has reached 1,75,012 with an addition of 1,938 new cases, an official says.
Jharkhand reports 1,111 new COVID-19 cases and 13 fresh fatalities.
In a violation of the ICC's COVID-19 protocol, India and Rajasthan Royals batsman Robin Uthappa was seen applying saliva on the ball while fielding against Kolkata Knight Riders in an IPL match in Dubai. PTI VIS VIS