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

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New Delhi, Nov 7 (PTI) Here are the latest updates on the coronavirus crisis in India and other parts of the world on Saturday.

4:09 p.m.

Singapore will allow night life establishments for two months with COVID-19 safety measures.

4:03 p.m.

Delhi overtook Maharashtra and Kerala by reporting 7,178 COVID-19 cases in a span of 24 hours, becoming the largest contributor to the new 50,356 single day infections, according to Union Health Ministry.

3:22 p.m.

Haj pilgrims will have to submit COVID-19 negative report 72 hours prior to their journey to Saudi Arabia in 2021, Union minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi says.

3:18 p.m.

India will give you ease of doing business, you work for providing 'ease of living' to people, PM Narendra Modi tells IIT students.

The COVID-19 tally of Andaman and Nicobar Islands rose to 4,420 on Saturday as 17 more people tested positive for the infection.

3:05 p.m.

Puducherry recorded a dip in the daily count of coronavirus cases with 73 fresh infections on Saturday, taking the overall tally to 35,744.

2:25 p.m.

Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan on Saturday tested positive for COVID-19.

2:02 p.m.

White House chief of staff Mark Meadows has tested positive for Covid-19, becoming the latest Trump administration official to contract the disease, which has killed over 236,000 Americans.

1:59 p.m.

From starting home kitchens to selling superfoods online, several young lawyers, who otherwise spent their time in courtrooms, used the coronavirus-induced lockdown to explore their entrepreneurship and business skills.

1:48 p.m.

West Bengal Tourism Minister Gautam Deb tested positive for COVID-19, following which he was hospitalised, Health Department officials say.

1:09 p.m.

Odisha's COVID-19 tally crosses three lakh-mark as death toll mounts to 1,410.

12:03 p.m.

Pre-existing antibodies may protect some people against novel coronavirus, says study.

11:38 a.m.

Arunachal Pradesh's COVID-19 tally rises to 15,325 with 81 fresh cases.

11:01 a.m.

The coronavirus situation in Maharashtra, where the infection count has crossed the 17 lakh-mark so far, appears to be improving gradually as the last one lakh cases were added over a period of 16 days as compared to the earlier average period of less than 10 days.

10:01 a.m.

President Donald Trump's chief of staff Mark Meadows has been diagnosed with the coronavirus as the nation sets daily records for confirmed cases for the pandemic.

9:12 a.m.

Jharkhand reports 356 new COVID-19 cases and one more death. PTI VIS VIS