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Coronavirus: 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 Tuesday.

11:56 a.m.

India accounts for 45.8 million of the world''s ''missing females'', UN report says.

11:32 a.m.

South African cricketers return to training amid the COVID-19 pandemic after getting approval from the country''s sports ministry.

11:26 a.m.

The Pharmaceuticals Export Promotion Council says it is flooded with distress calls from its member companies over acute disruption in manufacturing of products during the past few days due to non-clearance of imported raw materials at various ports.

10:59 a.m.

West Bengal is considering introduction of chapter on coronavirus in school curriculum.

10:57 a.m.

BMC asks private hospitals to keep staff in campus to check virus spread.

Indian-American Medha Raj has been named by Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden as his digital chief of staff, a key role in his election campaigns which are entirely going virtual due to the COVID-19 pandemic in the US.

10:40 a.m.

Extensive testing undertaken in Goa CM Pramod Sawant''s constituency to contain virus spread.

Partnership with US critical in translating India''s bold vision for development into reality, Indian Ambassador Taranjit Singh Sandhu says.

10:24 a.m.

With 18,522 people testing positive for COVID-19 in a single day, India''s case count reached 5,66,840 on Tuesday while the death toll rose to 16,893 with 418 new fatalities, Union Health Ministry says.

9:59 a.m.

Broadway''s theatres will remain closed for the rest of 2020 due to COVID-19 pandemic, trade group the Broadway League announces.