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

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New Delhi, Nov 19 (PTI) Here are the latest updates on the coronavirus crisis in India and other parts of the world on Thursday.

4:50 p.m.

Uttar Pradesh records 2,586 new COVID-19 cases, 39 more deaths.

4:44 p.m.

Global COVID infections may be six times higher than reported: Study.

3:04 p.m.

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal announces hiking fines for not using face masks from Rs 500 to Rs 2,000 and increasing the number of beds for COVID-19 patients at hospitals amid a massive COVID-19 surge.

2:21 p.m.

Healthcare workers, people aged above 65 will be given priority for COVID vaccine: Harsh Vardhan.

2:04 p.m.

US records more than 250,000 COVID deaths; situation to get worse: experts.

2:03 p.m.

Delhi government directs DMs to double number of COVID-19 testing centres in their respective districts: Official order.

1:40 p.m.

CM Arvind Kejriwal to meet market associations before any decision on shutting markets to check spread of COVID-19 in Delhi, says AAP MLA.

1:37 p.m.

Number of RTPCR tests to be enhanced from 18,000 to 27,000 daily in Delhi, says AAP MLA Saurabh Bharadwaj after all-party meeting on COVID-19.

12:31 p.m.

You were shaken out of slumber, you turned turtle after we asked questions: HC to Delhi govt on fresh measures to tackle COVID-19.

12:30 p.m.

Why did you wait for 18 days to restrict number of attendees at weddings, how many died of COVID-19 during this period, HC asks Delhi government.

12:29 p.m.

AI, virtual reality can help fast track COVID-19 vaccine, experts say.

11:53 a.m.

Puducherry logs 69 fresh COVID-19 cases, one death.

11:39 a.m.

UN report cites ISRO efforts in assisting Indian government to contain COVID19 pandemic.

10:42 a.m.

Three South Africa cricketers isolated after one tests COVID positive ahead of England series.

10:37 a.m.

71 patients recover from COVID-19 in Arunachal Pradesh, fresh cases at 41.

9:48 a.m.

India's active COVID-19 caseload stands at 4,43,303, while 83,83,602 people have recovered from disease so far: Union Health Ministry.

9:47 a.m.

Single-day rise of 45,576 infections, 585 fatalities pushes India's COVID-19 caseload to 89,58,483, death toll to 1,31,578: Health Ministry.

9:22 a.m.

19 new cases push COVID-19 tally of Andaman and Nicobar Islands to 4,593.

9:07 a.m.

Jharkhand reports 251 new COVID-19 cases, 3 fresh fatalities. PTI SAR SAR