New Delhi, Aug 22 (PTI) Here are the latest updates on the coronavirus crisis in India and other parts of the world on Saturday.
Reliance Entertainment Group CEO Shibashish Sarkar on Saturday said that they are 'inclined' to release their much-awaited films -- Akshay Kumar-starrer 'Sooryavanshi' and Ranveer Singh's '‘83' -- in cinemas, but if there is delay in the opening of theatres, they will explore the avenues for digital release.
Bollywood stars Amitabh Bachchan, Akshay Kumar, Karan Johar, Madhuri Dixit-Nene and others extend warm wishes for Ganesh Chaturthi festival and urge people to maintain social distancing amid COVID-19.
Rajasthan's COVID-19 death toll reaches 938 with five new fatalities as state's tally of cases rises to 68,566.
At least 280 more people tested positive for COVID-19 in Tripura, pushing the caseload in the state to 8,389.
JMM chief Shibu Soren and his wife are under home quarantine after testing positive for COVID-19.
Around 200 children were forced to travel 50 kilometers everyday from remote coastal villages in Maharashtra to reach an area with Internet connection to attend online classes after they were hit first by COVID-19 lockdown and then by cyclone Nisarga.
National camp for women wrestlers postponed again due to COVID-19.
Weekend lockdown comes into force in Punjab, Haryana, and Chandigarh.
The Aurangabad bench of the Bombay High Court has said that the foreign nationals, who had attended the Tablighi Jamaat event held in Delhi in March this year, were made 'scapegoats' and allegations were levelled that they were responsible for spreading COVID-19 in the country.
One more person died of COVID-19 in Ladakh, taking the death toll due to the infection in the Union Territory to 19.
Singapore reports 50 new COVID-19 cases as total tally reaches 56,266.
India crosses crucial milestone of testing over 10 lakh people in a day.
Gym owners protest near Delhi LG office to reopen fitness centres.
positive for COVID-19 Bhubaneswar, Aug 22 (PTI) Lok Sabha MP and ruling BJD leader Manjulata Mandal said she has tested positive for COVID-19, and was undergoing home quarantine.
With 2,474 new cases, COVID-19 tally breaches one lakh mark in Telangana.
KL Rahul plays Good Samaritan and donates PPE hoods to CISF personnel.
Odisha's COVID-19 tally rises to 75,537 with death toll rising to 399.
Nasal vaccine prevents coronavirus infection in mice, says study.
COVID-19 saliva diagnosis cheaper, faster alternative to swab testing, say scientists.
COVID-19 fear looms large on Ganesh festival in Goa.
Domestic cricket will start as and when conditions permit, says BCCI President Sourav Ganguly to state units.
Pakistan's COVID-19 cases increases to 2,92,174.
Vinayaka Chaturthi festival in Puducherry was a low key affair as the current COVID-19 situation coupled with various curbs deprived the celebration of the usual festivity and fervour.
Mumbai police tightens security for Ganesh festival.
With a record spike of 69,874 infections in a day, India's COVID-19 tally increased to 29,75,701.
As many as 60 fresh COVID-19 cases take Arunachal Pradesh's infection tally to 3,126.
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