Here are the latest updates on the coronavirus crisis in India and other parts of the world on Wednesday.
The state legal services authority (DSLSA) on Wednesday opposed in the Delhi High Court a plea seeking extension of emergency parole of prisoners who are above the age of 65 and prone to COVID-19 infection due to some ailments and medical conditions.
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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday accused the Centre of being “grossly” negligent and overconfident about the handling of the coronavirus situation, saying the pandemic was not over yet.
Arunachal Pradesh did not report any new COVID-19 case in the last 24 hours, a senior health department official said on Wednesday.
Andaman and Nicobar Islands reported four new COVID-19 cases, pushing the coronavirus caseload in the union territory to 5,013, an official said on Wednesday.
With 11,610 fresh cases, India’s COVID-19 tally has climbed to 1,09,37,320, while the death toll due to the viral disease has gone up to 1,55,913 in the country with 100 more fatalities reported in a 24-hour period.
Telangana registered 148 fresh COVID-19 cases taking the total caseload to nearly 2.97 lakh while one related death pushed the toll to 1620.
Actor Ranvir Shorey on Wednesday said he has tested positive for coronavirus and is currently under quarantine.
With the addition of 295 new cases of coronavirus, the infection count in Maharashtra’s Thane district has reached 2,58,325,an official said on Wednesday.
If Singapore closes its borders to travellers from India and Indonesia over COVID-19 fears, there will be widespread social and economic impact for Singaporeans, parliament was told Tuesday.