New Delhi, Aug 20 (PTI) Here are the latest updates on the coronavirus crisis in India and other parts of the world on Thursday.
Maharashtra government issues a circular saying Muharram should be observed in a simple manner and that processions will not be allowed in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis.
WB has over 2300 containment zones, government says.
Rajasthan reports 690 fresh COVID-19 cases and five more deaths.
Singapore reports 68 new COVID-19 cases.
HP reports one more COVID-19 death as state's toll rises to 21.
Another ruling Biju Janata Dal MLA has tested positive for COVID-19, taking the number of lawmakers infected by the virus to eight in Odisha.
Antibodies against COVID-19 infection have been found in 29.1 per cent of people in the latest sero-prevalence survey in the national capital, Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain says.
Two players of the South African men's cricket team have tested positive for COVID-19 and will miss a specially-arranged culture camp, the country's cricket board says, though it did not disclose the names of the players.
Top actor Rajinikanth and a host of others have appealed to fans and the general public to join a mass prayer scheduled to be held at 6 PM to pray for the speedy recovery of veteran playback singer S P Balasubrahmanyam.
Sixty-three more people, including 49 security personnel, have tested positive for COVID-19 in Meghalaya.
One held for selling used medical gloves in Navi Mumbai.
India's Ambassador to the US Taranjit Singh Sandhu has given a pep talk to Indian students here and urged them not to panic over the 'uncertainties' surrounding their academic sessions, saying the COVID-19 pandemic is temporary.
To minimise the spread of COVID-19 in eye care facilities, the Health Ministry has issued guidelines that encourage teleconsultations and following an appointment system for those needing investigations and procedures.
COVID-19 casts shadow over UP monsoon session.
Children are silent spreaders of novel coronavirus, study says.
Seventy-five more people have tested positive for COVID-19 in Andaman and Nicobar Islands, taking its tally to 2,604.
Odisha's COVID-19 tally rises to 70,020 as toll mounts to 380.
Record single day high 554 fresh COVID-19 cases pushes tally in Puducherry past 9,000 mark.
A group of economists and scientists, who recently held a meeting with Maharashtra CM on how to revive the economy hit by COVID-19, will submit a detailed action plan to the state government listing suggestions for accelerating the state's growth.
Head coach Justin Langer feels Australian cricket will need to make some sacrifices, like missing out on star players in international matches, and a few compromises in the domestic competition to keep the game going amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Telangana reports 1,724 new COVID-19 cases and 10 deaths.
Seventy-five more people have tested positive for COVID-19 in Arunachal Pradesh, raising the state's total caseload to 2,950.
Some severe COVID-19 patients may not develop long-lasting immunity to coronavirus, says study.
India's COVID-19 caseload went past 28 lakh with a record single-day spike of 69,652 infections.
MSRTC resumes inter-district bus services after five months.
A Bangladeshi under-19 cricketer, Iftekhar Hossain, has tested positive for COVID-19 and will be in isolation for a week, according to a report.
Jharkhand's COVID-19 caseload rises to 26,300 and death toll mounts to 278.
Amid a spurt in COVID-19 cases, the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has identified several OYO hotel rooms for paid isolation of asymptomatic patients. PTI VIS VIS