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

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New Delhi, May 3 (PTI) Here are the latest updates on the coronavirus crisis in India and other parts of the world on Monday.

5:10 p.m.

Haryana, where a week-long lockdown started on Monday to curb the spread of COVID-19, added nearly 2 lakh cases and over 1,000 fatalities between April 1 and April 30.

4:54 p.m.

Falling oxygen saturation, excessive fatigue are warning signs that indicate COVID patient in home isolation needs hospitalisation: Government.

4:09 p.m.

Twelve states have over 1 lakh active COVID cases, 7 states have 50,000 to 1 lakh cases, while 17 states have less than 50,000 such infections: Government.

3:56 p.m.

Single COVID vaccine dose boosts protection against variants in previously infected: Study.

3:33 p.m.

Puducherry reports 799 fresh COVID-19 cases, overall tally rises to 62,160.

3:14 p.m.

Pfizer seeks expedited nod for COVID-19 vaccine in India, donates drugs worth USD 70 million.

2:23 p.m.

PM Modi speaks to European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, both exchange views on COVID-19 situation in India & EU: Statement 2:15 p.m.

Bihar, UP and Delhi are among 10 states that account for 73.78 per cent of the new 3,68,147 COVID-19 cases registered in a day, while the daily positivity rate has increased to 21.19 per cent, the Union Health Ministry said.

1:53 p.m.

'Minor' oxygen leakage at Vadodara hospital, patients safe.

1:30 p.m.

Odisha formally launches third phase of COVID-19 vaccination for 18-44 age group.

12:03 p.m.

COVID-19 curfew extended by two days in Uttar Pradesh.

12:08 p.m.

Pfizer donates USD 70 million worth of its medicines to India to fight COVID-19: Co Chairman, CEO Albert Bourla.

12:05 p.m.

Monday's IPL match between Kolkata Knight Riders and Royal Challengers Bangalore rescheduled after 2 KKR members test positive for COVID-19.

11:10 a.m.

Odisha's COVID-19 caseload surged to 4,71,536 after 8,914 more people tested positive for the infection, while five fresh fatalities pushed the toll to 2,073, a health department official said.

10:53 a.m.

The Supreme Court has directed the Centre to revisit its COVID-19 vaccine pricing policy, saying it would prima facie result in a detriment to the right to public health.

10:50 a.m.

Arunachal Pradesh reported 102 fresh COVID-19 cases, pushing the tally to 18,738, a health department official said 10:35 a.m.

Telangana adds 5,695 COVID-19 cases, 49 deaths take toll to 2,417.

10:02 a.m.

COVID-19 vaccination for people above 18 begins in Delhi.

9:44 a.m.

Active COVID-19 cases in country recorded at 34,13,642: Union Health Ministry.

9:34 a.m.

Single day rise of 3,68,147 COVID-19 infections, 3,417 fatalities push India's tally of cases to 1,99,25,604, death toll to 2,18,959: Government.

9:07 a.m.

With the addition of 2,774 new cases of coronavirus, the infection count in Thane district of Maharashtra has reached 4,72,794, an official said.

8:57 a.m.

Indian-origin billionaire businessman Khosla pledges USD 10 million for oxygen supply in India. PTI SAR SAR