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

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New Delhi, Apr 12 (PTI) Here are the latest updates on the coronavirus crisis in India and other parts of the world on Monday.

5:57 p.m.

9,579 new COVID-19 cases in Karnataka, 52 deaths.

5:22 p.m.

Vaccinated people better protected against Covid but can still transmit disease: experts.

5:10 p.m.

COVID-19: Uttar Pradesh reports 13,685 cases, 72 deaths.

4:51 p.m.

COVID-19: India overtakes Brazil with second highest number of cases.

4:45 p.m.

The Gujarat High Court pulled up the state government over the COVID-19 situation in the state and problems being faced by citizens, saying the reality is contrary to what the government claims.

4:43 p.m.

On-board meals banned in flights with duration under 2 hours.

3:48 p.m.

Expert panel recommends granting approval to COVID vaccine Sputnik V for emergency use in India.

2:59 p.m.

Kumbh Mela: Thousands take dip in Ganga on Shahi Snan amid rising COVID cases.

2:24 p.m.

'Behave responsibly', urges UK PM Boris Johnson as COVID lockdown eases.

1:19 p.m.

Sixty two new COVID-19 cases have been reported from a village in Maharashtra after the annual 'Bagad Yatra' festival held earlier this month.

12:58 p.m.

Ten states -- Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Chhattisgarh, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat and Rajasthan have shown a steep rise in the daily COVID-19 cases accounting for 83.02 per cent of the new infections, the Union Health Ministry said.

12:37 p.m.

Bihar hospital declares alive COVID patient dead, hands over another person's body to kin.

12:01 p.m.

Odisha's COVID-19 tally breaches 3.5-lakh mark with 1,741 new cases.

11:45 a.m.

Telangana adds 2,251 new COVID-19 cases, 6 deaths take toll to 1,765.

11:21 a.m.

Jharkhand reports 2,296 new COVID-19 cases, 21 fresh fatalities.

9:58 a.m.

COVID-19: India records highest single-day rise so far with over 1.68 lakh new cases.

9:54 a.m.

Single day rise of 1,68,912 new COVID-19 infections, 904 fatalities push India's tally of cases to 1,35,27,717, death toll to 1,70,179: Government.

9:51 a.m.

Supreme Court benches to sit one hour late from scheduled time as COVID-19 situation worsens.

7:40 a.m.

Vaccinated Indian national among 20 new COVID-19 cases reported in Singapore. PTI SAR SAR