Coronavirus Latest updates on COVID-19 crisis around the world

    New Delhi, May 29 (PTI) Here are the latest updates on the coronavirus crisis in India and other parts of the world on Friday.
    11:46 a.m.
    A total of 494 domestic flights carrying 38,078 passengers operated in India on Thursday, Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri says.
     11:45 a.m.
     India is using its public digital infrastructure to take a leap into digital economy to achieve its economic goals and connect globally, India's High Commissioner to Singapore Jawed Ashraf says.
     11:42 a.m.
     Railway passengers with COVID-19 symptoms upon their arrival in the state will be quarantined for 14 days, says MP Health Minister Narottam Mishra.
     11:40 a.m.
     Coronavirus cases in Pakistan cross 64,000-mark as death toll rises to 1,317.
     11:36 a.m.
     COVID-19 could cause USD 8.5 trillion loss in global output, UN chief Antonio Guterres warns.
     11:28 a.m.
     Wearing face masks at home may help prevent COVID-19 spread in family, study says.
     Nearly 10 pc of diabetic patients hospitalised for COVID-19 may die, study says.
     10:57 a.m.
     As many as 24 people test positive for COVID-19 in Assam with state tally rising to 880.
     10:39 a.m.
     Nine new COVID-19 cases reported in HP as state's tally rises to 291.
     10:31 a.m.
     India is now ninth-worst hit country in world with 1,65,799 cases, official data says.
     9:50 a.m.
     China reports five asymptomatic COVID-19 cases.
     9:38 a.m.
     US would announce "certain decisions" on China on Friday, President Donald Trump says, emphasising that Beijing should have stopped the coronavirus at the source.
     9:34 a.m.
     A 65-year old Gulf returnee succumbs to COVID-19 in Kerala as the state's toll due to the disease rises to 8.
     9:33 a.m.
    A minister in West Bengal has tested positive for COVID-19, taking the total number of confirmed cases to 4,536.
     7:42 a.m.
     US President Donald Trump is feeling "absolutely great" after taking a two-week dose of antimalarial drug hydroxychloroquine and will take it again if he thinks he is exposed to the coronavirus, a top White House official says. PTI



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