The News Scroll 25 September 2020  Last Updated at 3:36 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, Sep 25 (PTI) Here are the latest updates on the coronavirus crisis in India and other parts of the world on Friday.

3:16 p.m.

Union Home Minister Amit Shah expresses grief over the demise of playback singer S P Balasubrahmanyam, said he would forever remain in people''s memories through his melodious voice and unparalleled music compositions.

Indian music has lost one of its melodious voices in the passing of S P Balasubrahmanyam, who was also called ''Singing Moon'' by his countless fans, President Ram Nath Kovind says.

3:05 p.m.

Paying rich tributes to legendary singer S P Balasubrahmanyam who died on Friday, PM Narendra Modi said that he was a household name across the country and that his melodious voice and music enthralled audience for decades

Tripura''s COVID-19 tally rises to 24,130.

2:59 p.m.

Varun Dhawan undergoes COVID-19 test before starting shoot.

2:41 p.m.

Ayush Ministry to take up clinical study on potential of Vasa and Guduchi for management of COVID-19.

2:39 p.m.

Legendary singer S P Balasubrahmanyam dies after fighting COVID-19.

2:13 p.m.

The health condition of former Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi, admitted to the ICU of GMCH following post-COVID-19 complications, has marginally improved on Friday, Health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma says.

1:47 p.m.

AYUSH ministry’s ‘Yoga Break’ protocol resumes.

1:42 p.m.

Some severe COVID-19 cases may be due to faulty genes, misguided antibodies, say scientists.

Arjun Rampal tests negative for COVID-19.

1:12 p.m.

Nearly seven crore tests conducted in India for detection of COVID-19.

12:57 p.m.

Cricket Australia postponed a one-off Test against Afghanistan and an ODI series against New Zealand, citing complexity of scheduling international matches during the global coronavirus pandemic.

12:31 p.m.

Odisha''s COVID-19 tally crosses 2 lakh-mark as death toll mounts to 767.

12:19 p.m.

Mizoram''s COVID-19 tally rises to 1,786.

12:08 p.m.

Seven more die of coronavirus in Puducherry.

11:53 p.m.

BJP MLA Dr BD Chakma asks Mizoram government to send him outside for COVID-19 test.

11:39 a.m.

SC refuses to entertain plea seeking postponement of upcoming Bihar Assembly polls in view of COVID-19 pandemic.

11:19 a.m.

Nearly 98 per cent of candidates appearing for JEE-Advanced have been allocated examination centre from the top three choices of cities made by them during registration, according to Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) here which is conducting the exam.

11:01 a.m.

The UNESCO will convene an extraordinary session of Global Education Meeting (GEM) next month for exchange among high-level political leaders, policy makers, and global education experts to protect and rethink education in the current and post-COVID-19 world.

10:54 a.m.

COVID-19 tally in India breaches 58-lakh mark with 86,052 infections being reported in a day, and the death toll climbed to 92,290 with 1,141 people succumbing to the disease in a span of 24 hours.

10:51 a.m.

Jharkhand reports 1,349 new COVID-19 cases, and four fresh fatalities.

10:41 a.m.

At least 283 more people, including 19 security personnel and four health care workers, have tested positive for COVID-19 in Arunachal Pradesh, pushing the state''s tally to 8,416, health department official says.

10:38 a.m.

Thane district reports 1,749 new COVID-19 cases and 35 more deaths.

10:29 a.m.

Bengal Transport Minister Suvendu Adhikari tests COVID-19 positive, official says.

10:16 a.m.

Pakistan reports 798 new COVID-19 cases.

10:07 a.m.

A symbolic effort of a class eight student in sending 300 two-layered cotton face masks to army jawans has earned praise from Defence Minister Rajnanth Singh.

9:11 a.m.

Delhi Prisons DG tests COVID-19 positive.

Andaman & Nicobar Islands COVID-19 tally rises to 3,744. PTI VIS VIS

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