New Delhi: Here are the latest updates on the coronavirus crisis in India and other parts of the world on Thursday.
Cinema halls and multiplex screens remained shut in Andhra Pradesh though the Centre permitted them to reopen to half capacity from Thursday under Unlock 5.0.
Coronavirus may spread more via respiratory droplets in winter, say scientists.
A layer of smoky haze lingered over Delhi-NCR with the air quality in the region hitting ‘very poor’ levels, even as stricter anti-air pollution measures, including a ban on electricity generators, came into force under the Graded Response Action Plan (GRAP).
Mizoram reports eight new COVID-19 cases as state’s tally rises to 2,220.
India’s COVID-19 tally of cases climbed to 73.07 lakh with 67,708 new cases in a day as the virus claimed 680 lives in a span of 24 hours in the country, the data updated at 8 am showed.
Democratic vice-presidential candidate Kamala Harris has said that the Trump administration has been the “greatest failure” of any presidential administration in the US history as she condemned President Donald Trump for “failing” to handle the coronavirus crisis.
Arunachal Pradesh reports 207 new COVID-19 cases and one fresh fatality.
A COVID-19 patient urgently requiring plasma approached Thane police for help, following which a cop promptly responded to his request, the city police says.
Telangana adds 1,432 fresh COVID-19 cases as eight deaths take toll to 1,249 in the state.
The COVID-19 tally of Andaman and Nicobar Islands rose to 4,046 as 10 more people tested positive for the infection, a health official said.
Jharkhand reports 633 new COVID-19 cases and six fresh fatalities.
World experiencing one of the deepest recessions since Great Depression due to COVID-19, World Bank President David Malpass says.
India’s priorities should be to protect the most vulnerable people, well targeted support and protecting small and medium sized enterprises so that they do not collapse as the country battles the COVID-19 pandemic, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund Kristalina Georgieva has said.
The most important lesson to be learnt from the COVID-19 crisis is to build strong fundamentals of the economy in good times, Managing Director of International Monetary Fund Kristalina Georgieva says.
Barron Trump, the teenage son of US President Donald Trump, contracted coronavirus after his parents tested positive for COVID-19 but has since tested negative, First Lady Melania Trump says. (PTI)
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