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

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New Delhi, Apr 26 (PTI) Here are the latest updates on the coronavirus crisis in India and other parts of the world on Monday.

3:19 p.m.

Election Commission should withdraw central forces who have contributed to covid spread in Bengal : Mamata Banerjee.

2:32 p.m.

Karnataka CM B S Yediyurappa announces 'close down' in state for 14 days from Tuesday night to control COVID-19.

2:10 p.m.

Five COVID-19 patients, including one from Delhi, died at a private hospital in Hisar, Haryana with relatives of the deceased holding a protest attributing their death to alleged grave shortage of medical oxygen at the facility 1:45 p.m.

Odisha reports 6,599 fresh COVID cases, nine more fatalities.

12:42 p.m.

China's state-run airline suspends cargo flights rushing COVID-19 medical supplies to India.

12:41 p.m.

Pakistan has received another batch of one million doses of coronavirus vaccine from China to help it stem the spread of COVID-19 that has infected over 800,000 people and claimed more than 17,100 lives in the country.

12:34 p.m.

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi says all citizens should get COVID vaccines for free and the country should not be made a 'victim of the BJP's system'.

12:32 p.m.

A train carrying three tankers loaded with liquid medical oxygen arrived at Kalamboli near Mumbai from Jamnagar in Gujarat, railway officials said.

12:13 p.m.

Delhi government to provide COVID-19 vaccine for free for all above 18 years: CM Arvind Kejriwal.

12:07 p.m.

Puducherry adds 747 new COVID-19 cases; 10 deaths push toll to 758.

11:26 a.m.

Over 14.19 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in India.

10:11 a.m.

Telangana logs 6,551 new COVID-19 cases, 43 deaths push toll past 2000 mark.

9: 55 a.m.

Active COVID-19 cases in country recorded at 28,13,658: Union Health Ministry.

9:54 a.m.

Single day rise of 3,52,991 COVID-19 infections, 2,812 fatalities push India's tally of cases to 1,73,13,163, death toll to 1,95,123: Government.

9:39 a.m.

Two COVID-19 patients on ventilators with high flow oxygen died due to technical issues in supplying the life saving gas in Government Hospital in Vizianagaram, Andhra Pradesh, official said.

9:36 a.m.

With the addition of 4,211 new cases of coronavirus, the tally in Maharashtra's Thane district has reached 4,50,587, an official said 9:00 a.m.

Senior Indian off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin has decided to take a break from the ongoing IPL, saying that his family is currently 'putting up a fight against COVID-19' and he wants to support them.

2:14 a.m.

US President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris have assured India and its people of providing all assistance, including urgently sending necessary medical life-saving supplies and equipment, to help the country combat the deadly coronavirus crisis. PTI SAR SAR