New Delhi, May 22 (PTI) Here are the latest updates on the coronavirus crisis in India and other parts of the world on Friday.
The Ahmedabad civil hospital in Gujarat says high mortality rate in COVID-19 cases and low recovery rate at the facility is mostly because serious coronavirus patients with high chances of death are admitted there.
It's only a pause, more steps to come to deal with COVID-19 crisis, Minister of State for Finance Anurag Thakur says.
Counters are open for bookings of reserved tickets in various NFR locations, official says.
Five new COVID-19 cases and 5 discharged from UP's Gautham Budh Nagar with 88 active cases, officials say.
Indian-origin doctor couple set for court fight against UK government over risky guidance on PPE.
New replaceable and more efficient filter developed for N95 masks.
TN government is not in favour of resumption of flight service from May 25, official says.
As many as 104 people test positive for COVID-19 in UP as state's tally reaches 5,619.
Newborn twins become Gujarat's youngest coronavirus patients.
A 95-year-old woman recovers from COVID-19 in Indore.
A 30-year-old man dies in Maharashtra's Amravati due to COVID-19 as death count touches 14 in the district.
Amazon India says it will add 50,000 temporary roles for warehousing and delivery network.
A senior railway official tests positive for coronavirus, marking the third such case at Rail Bhavan.
Five more test positive for COVID-19 in Uttarakhand taking state's tally to 151.
Healthcare workers hold black ribbon protest against new quarantine guidelines.
Government allows certain categories of OCI cardholders to visit India.
Intra-state train services resume in Karnataka nearly two months after lockdown began.
Haryana sees three-fold increase in COVID-19 cases during May with most of them coming from 4 NCR districts.
Singapore reports 614 new coronavirus infections as total number of cases crosses 30,000-mark.
The Railways has ferried 31 lakh migrants on board 2,317 Shramik Special trains since May 1, official data says.
Quarantine is mandatory for domestic air travellers, Kerala government says.
COVID death toll in Delhi climbs to 208 with the highest spike of 660 cases, taking total number of infected people to over 12,000.
Policeman recovers from COVID-19 in HP.
Ten Indian nationals in Singapore charged with breaching COVID-19 restrictions.
Karnataka reports 105 new COVID-19 cases with the number of active infected people crossing 1,000.
Nepal reports 30 new coronavirus cases with total infections at 487.
Pune hospital to use new drug for COVID-19 treatment.
Two more people test COVID-19 positive in Tripura as state's tally rises to 175.
After being stranded for nearly two months in Jordan due to the COVID-19 induced lockdown, a 58-member Malayalam film crew, including noted actor Prithviraj, arrived in Kochi by a special Air India flight.
Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan will take charge as the chairman of the 34-member WHO Executive Board.
The Tamil Nadu government allows auto and cycle-rickshaws to ply across the state from May 23, except in Chennai, with conditions including a cap on passengers.
NDRF Sub-Inspector reports COVID-19 positive, marking first case in federal contingency force.
Four persons test positive for COVID-19 in Assam as state's total rises to 214.
Rajasthan records another COVID-19 death, and 54 new cases of coronavirus.
Airlines prepare to resume domestic operations with measures like providing protective gear for crew, and aircraft deep cleaning every 24 hours.
Pakistan's COVID-19 cases go past 50,000 with record 2,603 new patients.
Indore records 76 more coronavirus cases as the district tally rises to 2,850.
GDP growth in 2020-21 likely to in negative, says RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das.
RBI extends moratorium on loans for another three months till August amidst pandemic.
Twenty three more test COVID-19 positive in Nashik district, with the district tally rising to 890.
India records biggest single-day spike of 6,088 COVID-19 cases with death toll mounting to 3,583.
China introduces new security bill in parliament to tighten controls over Hong Kong.
PM Narendra Modi leaves for West Bengal to assess cyclone impact.
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