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

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New Delhi, Nov 10 (PTI) Here are the latest updates on the coronavirus crisis in India and other parts of the world on Tuesday.

3:10 p.m.

Singapore may get first shipment of COVID-19 vaccine early next year, media report says.

2:40 p.m.

With the national capital witnessing a fresh surge in cases of COVID-19, nearly 24,000 calls have been made by people to access Delhi government-run ambulance services during emergency situations in the last two weeks in the city, according to official data.

2:30 p.m.

COVID-19 triggers OCD in children and young people, study says.

2:11 p.m.

'Love, Simon' star Nick Robinson has revealed that he had come down with 'very mild' symptoms of coronavirus in March.

2:04 p.m.

Two more die of coronavirus infection in Puducherry as UT's toll reaches 604.

12:49 p.m.

Odisha reports 987 new COVID-19 cases and 13 fresh fatalities.

12:05 p.m.

Shares of Pfizer Limited zoomed nearly 20 per cent on Tuesday after Pfizer Inc and BioNTech SE said their vaccine candidate was found to be more than 90 per cent effective in preventing COVID-19.

11:32 a.m.

Thane's COVID-19 tally rises to 2,16,480 with 417 more reported cases.

11:31 a.m.

Arunachal Pradesh's COVID-19 tally rises to 15,484 as 48 more people, including an Assam Rifles jawan and a health worker, tested positive for the coronavirus infection.

11:26 a.m.

The number of new coronavirus infections reported in India in a span of 24 hours dropped below 40,000 for the second time this month, as India's COVID-19 caseload rose to 85.91 lakh while the total number of recoveries neared 80 lakh, according to the Union Health Ministry data.

11:19 a.m.

Mizoram reports 60 new COVID-19 cases, pushing the state's tally to 3,156, an official says.

11:06 a.m.

SC asks Delhi government to move HC with plea on reserving 80 per cent ICU beds for COVID-19 patients.

10:58 a.m.

Cricket Australia on Tuesday announced that up to 27,000 spectators, which is 50 per cent of the total capacity, will be allowed at the Adelaide Oval for the first ever day-night Test between India and Australia, starting December 17.

10:07 a.m.

Equity benchmark Sensex opened over 350 points higher to hit its record intra-day level on Tuesday, tracking a global market rally driven by Pfizer's progress in the development of COVID-19 vaccine amid persistent foreign fund inflow.

9:04 a.m.

The COVID-19 tally of Andaman and Nicobar Islands rose to 4,463 on Tuesday as 13 more people tested positive for the infection, health official says.

8:40 a.m.

Jharkhand's COVID-19 tally rose to 1,04,688 on Tuesday as 246 more people tested positive for the infection, a health official said.

7:48 a.m.

Severe COVID-19 infection very rare in babies, says study.

US President Donald Trump accuses FDA and Pfizer of withholding COVID-19 vaccine announcement before elections.

5:17 a.m.

US President-elect Joe Biden spoke with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau over phone on Monday during which the two leaders reaffirmed the close bond of bilateral relationship and looked forward to working together on a host of global issues, including combating COVID-19 and resilience against future biological threats. PTI VIS VIS VIS