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Latest updates on COVID-19 crisis around the world


Here are the latest updates on the coronavirus crisis in India and other parts of the world on Monday.

11:42 a.m.

The recovery rate from coronavirus in the union territory of Puducherry stood at 97.11 per cent on Monday while the number of active cases was 460, a top Health department official said.

11:31 a.m.

The International Cricket Council’s newly-elected chairman Greg Barclay on Monday conceded that the ambitious World Test Championship hasn’t quite achieved what it intended to and the disruption caused by COVID-19 has only highlighted its “shortcomings”.

11:17 a.m.

The COVID-19 tally in Maharashtra’s Thane district has risen to 2,28,588 with the addition of 728 new cases of the disease, a district administration official said on Monday.

11:05 a.m.

Archer Kapil, who is part of the ongoing national camp at the Army Sports Institute (ASI) here, has tested positive for COVID-19, the Sports Authority of India said on Monday.

11:03 a.m.

Arunachal Pradesh’s COVID-19 caseload rose to 16,269, as seven more people, including two army personnel, tested positive for the virus, a health department official said here on Monday.

10:59 a.m.

Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai, who had tested positive for COVID-19 last week, has been discharged from hospital, an official said on Monday.

10:29 a.m.

The number of COVID-19 cases reported in India in a span of 24 hours dropped below 40,000 for the seventh time this month, taking the infection tally to 94.31 lakh while the death toll climbed to 1,37,139 after 443 more fatalities were reported.

Three more persons have tested positive for COVID-19 in Mizoram in the last 24 hours, taking the state’s coronavirus tally to 3,826, an official said on Monday.

9:42 a.m.

Six more persons tested positive for COVID-19 in Andaman and Nicobar Islands, pushing the tally in the union territory to 4,704, a health department official said on Monday.

9:30 a.m.

Jason Blum, film producer and founder of Blumhouse Productions, has tested positive for coronavirus.

BJP leader and MLA from Rajsamand in Rajasthan Kiran Maheshwari, who had tested positive for coronavirus, died at a hospital in Gurgaon.

9:09 a.m.

Jharkhand’s COVID-19 tally mounted to 1,08,984 as 198 more people tested positive for the infection, a health department official said on Monday.


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