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

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New Delhi, Jan 4 (PTI) Here are the latest updates on the coronavirus crisis in India and other parts of the world on Tuesday.

3:16 p.m.

Serum Institute of India and Bharat Biotech jointly pledge for smooth roll out of COVID-19 vaccines in the country and the world: Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech.

2:34 p.m.

COVID-19: India's active caseload down to 2.31 lakh.

2:30 p.m.

Twenty more people in India test positive for UK strain of COVID-19.

1:13 p.m.

Speedy distribution of COVID-19 vaccine a major challenge for global govts: WHO experts.

12:02 p.m.

Odisha logs 198 new COVID-19 cases, two more deaths.

11:38 a.m.

Arunachal Pradesh reports nine new COVID-19 cases, tally at 16,741.

11:13 a.m.

The absolute number of people infected with COVID-19 in India may never be known but much of the scientific community agrees the downward trajectory of the disease is real and can likely be attributed to ‘localised’ herd immunity and a younger population.

11:01 a.m.

India records lowest daily COVID-19 cases in over six months.

10:56 a.m.

11 new cases take Mizoram's COVID-19 tally to 4,234.

10:41 a.m.

No fresh COVID-19 case in Andaman and Nicobar Islands, tally at 4,948.

10:03 a.m.

Single day rise of 16,375 new COVID-19 cases, 201 fatalities push India's virus caseload to 1,03,56,844, death toll to 1,49,850: Government.

9:35 a.m.

253 new coronavirus cases, three deaths reported in Telangana.

8:48 a.m.

Maharashtra: Thane reports 321 new COVID-19 cases, 6 more deaths.

2:26 a.m.

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has imposed a new stay-at-home lockdown until at least mid-February to battle through the “critical moment” in the coronavirus pandemic. PTI SAR SAR