The News Scroll 23 July 2020  Last Updated at 3:02 pm | Source: PTI

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

Coronavirus: Latest updates on COVID-19 crisis around the world
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New Delhi, Jul 23 (PTI) Here are the latest updates on the coronavirus crisis in India and other parts of the world on Thursday.

2:42 p.m.

Himachal Pradesh CM Jai Ram Thakur, his family members, and staffers at his residence and office will remain quarantined for one week despite testing negative for COVID-19, a senior official says.

Delhi-based Dr Dangs Lab selected as central lab for Covaxin human clinical trials.

DRDO establishes COVID-19 testing facility in Leh.

2:40 p.m.

Conducting exams in universities in MCQs format is not a feasible alternative, say academicians.

2:16 p.m.

Eighty-four personnel deployed in TN Raj Bhavan test positive for COVID-19.

2:11 p.m.

Three die of COVID-19 in Puducherry as 123 new cases take overall tally to 2,421.

2:03 p.m.

Bangaluru-based tech company in medical equipment design, CuraSigna, says it is going into the production of NASA-designed and FDA-approved multi-functional ventilators.

2:00 p.m.

Australia has registered 423 new COVID-19 patients, including a one-year-old child, in the last 24 hours with the country’s Victoria state alone accounting for over 400 new infections and five deaths, health officials say.

Rajasthan''s COVID-19 tally reaches 32,673 as state''s death toll rises to 588.

1:54 p.m.

Patients at a COVID hospital in Jhinjhana town of Shamli district staged a protest when a senior official was inspecting the facility over complaints of power outage and unhyegenic living conditions.

1:15 p.m.

Private schools in Gujarat have suspended online classes for an indefinite period after a state government order said they should not collect fees from students until the schools reopen.

12:55 p.m.

Maharashtra allows oral exam for failed students of Classes 9 & 11.

12:51 p.m.

Strict restrictions were imposed in most parts of Kashmir on Thursday, a day after the UT administration announced a complete lockdown across the Valley, except for Bandipora district, to contain COVID-19 spread.

12:41 p.m.

Maharashtra permits online classes for pre-primary, and standards I and II.

12:35 p.m.

India has raised two million dollars at its first-ever virtual gala that will help provide remote learning for 6,00,000 children as the COVID-19 pandemic disrupts in-person learning for students.

12:23 p.m.

Paperless tickets, seat distancing, staggered intervals and scrupulous sanitising are part of the safety protocol multiplexes will introduce if the government allows screenings in ‘Unlock 3’ next month, say the CEOs of leading multiplex chains.

12:16 p.m.

Odisha''s COVID-19 tally crosses 21,000-mark.

12:06 p.m.

Scientists decode how coronavirus is mutating, say findings may aid vaccine development.

12:05 p.m.

India''s COVID-19 tally crosses 12-lakh mark with record 1,129 fatalities in single day.

11:57 a.m.

Pakistan reports 1,763 new COVID-19 cases.

11:49 a.m.

Arunachal Pradesh reports record single-day surge of 91 COVID cases as tally now rises to 949.

11:19 a.m.

West Bengal put under a complete lockdown to break the chain of rapidly rising COVID-19 cases.

10:57 a.m.

The high prevalence of COVID-19 infections in Mumbai and Pune will help test the efficacy of the vaccine developed by Oxford University and AstraZeneca, its local manufacturer Serum Institute of India (SII) says.

10:53 a.m.

Indian consumers cautious about spending amid COVID-19 crisis, a survey by consultancy firm KPMG says.

10:48 a.m.

US trade bodies file lawsuit against proclamation suspending new non-immigrant visas. PTI VIS VIS VIS

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