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

New Delhi, Jun 30 (PTI) Here are the latest updates on the coronavirus crisis in India and other parts of the world on Tuesday.

5:52 p.m.

An 80-year-old woman died due to COVID-19 in HP, pushing the state's toll to nine.

PM Narendra Modi announces free ration for 80 cr people for five more months till November end.

5:48 p.m.

Goats and sheep are quarantined after shepherd contracts COVID-19 at a village in Karnataka's Tumakuru.

5:22 p.m.

The output of eight core infrastructure industries shrank by 23.4 per cent in May due to the lockdown, official data says.

5:17 p.m.

One more person dies of COVID-19 in Assam as 41 fresh cases are reported.

5:00 p.m.

Women's Indian Open golf is cancelled due to COVID-19 4:31 p.m.

Commuter woes continue in Kolkata as several private buses stay off roads.

West Bengal realtors see gradual recovery in sales and have launched an online campaign to woo investors.

4:20 p.m.

Kerala startup launches video conferencing platform 'Fokuz'.

Lockdown will be implemented in a stricter manner in Nashik with 'curfew-like situation' between 7 pm and 5 am, Maharashtra Minister Chhagan Bhujbal says.

ASHA workers played critical role in COVID-19 management in UP, tracking 30.43 lakh migrant returnees, Union Health Ministry says.

4:00 p.m.

Six Pakistan cricket players who were earlier found to be COVID-19 positive, test negative for the disease for the second time in three days, making them eligible to join squad in England.

Recovery rate of COVID-19 patients is nearing 60 per cent, Union Health Ministry says.

3:54 p.m.

COVID-19 vaccination must be affordable and universal, PM Narendra Modi says.

Sikh gurdwaras in Maharashtra's Nanded are no longer part of containment zones.

3:43 p.m.

Vistara announces 5-20 per cent pay cut for 40 per cent of its employees till December.

3:32 p.m.

Video on dumping of COVID-19 victims' bodies in Karnataka triggers outrage.

2:58 p.m.

As many as 29 more BSF jawans test positive for COVID-19 in Odisha.

A wedding ceremony in rural Patna has set off biggest COVID-19 infection chain in Bihar, officials say.

2:53 p.m.

Philips introduces mobile ICUs for India.

Odisha allows counter sale of liquor from Wednesday.

2:45 p.m.

One more patient succumbed to COVID-19 at the IGGMC hospital in Puducherry, and 31 new cases were reported during last 24 hours, taking the total tally of the infected to 721.

2:33 p.m.

As many as 43 special flights carrying nearly 9,000 foreigners have so far left from Goa to various international destinations during the coronavirus-induced lockdown, officials say.

Singapore reports 246 new COVID-19 cases with most of them being foreign workers.

2:30 p.m.

Considering the rise in COVID-19 cases, the collector of Maharashtra's Palghar district announces a complete lockdown in Jawhar town till July 8.

2:23 p.m.

UP CM Adityanath directs officials to study Centre's guidelines for 'Unlock 2' beginning July 1, and make arrangements accordingly.

2:18 p.m.

Johnson & Johnson is preparing the ground for the entry of a vaccine against COVID-19 and is expanding its manufacturing capacity to supply more than one billion doses through 2021.

2:05 p.m.

Homegrown textiles and apparels major Raymond expects to reap the benefits of likely low imports from China in view of the COVID-19 pandemic.

1:53 p.m.

Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal says Rs 933 crore has been provided to 28,000 MSME units in the state.

1:39 p.m.

HIV drug combo found to have no benefit for hospitalised COVID-19 patients in UK trial.

1:33 p.m.

NICED official tests positive for COVID-19.

Private medical colleges in Bengaluru have agreed to allot 50 per cent beds for COVID-19 treatment.

1:21 p.m.

Pakistan reports 2,846 more COVID-19 cases and 118 new deaths from the disease.

1:13 p.m.

Rajasthan records 4 more COVID-19 fatalities and 94 new cases.

1:08 p.m.

The historic Jama Masjid will reopen for congregational prayers (namaz) from July 4, Shahi Imam of the mosque Syed Ahmed Bukhari says.

1:03 p.m.

COVID-19 death toll rises to 25 in Odisha.

1:00 p.m.

Twelfth coronavirus-linked fatality reported in Jammu as toll rises to 96 in the UT of Jammu and Kashmir.

12:43 p.m.

Some members of superstar Aamir Khan's staff have tested positive for COVID-19.

11:32 a.m.

South African cricketers return to training amid the COVID-19 pandemic after getting approval from the country's sports ministry.

10:59 a.m.

West Bengal is considering introduction of chapter on coronavirus in school curriculum.

10:57 a.m.

BMC asks private hospitals to keep staff in campus to check virus spread.

10:40 a.m.

Extensive testing undertaken in Goa CM Pramod Sawant's constituency to contain COVID-19.

10:24 a.m.

With 18,522 people testing positive for COVID-19 in a single day, India's case count reached 5,66,840, while the death toll rose to 16,893, Union Health Ministry says. PTI VIS VIS