Live COVID-19 updates: Chief minister of India's Meghalaya state tests positive for COVID-19

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BEIJING, Dec. 11 (Xinhua) -- The following are the updates on the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

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NEW DELHI -- Chief Minister of India's northeastern state of Meghalaya Conrad Sangma Friday said he had tested positive for COVID-19, requesting his close contacts to keep an eye on their health and undergo the test.

"I am under home isolation and experiencing mild symptoms. I request all those who came in contact with me in the past five days to kindly keep a watch on their health and if necessary get tested. Stay safe," the chief minister wrote on Twitter.

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TEHRAN -- Iran reported on Friday 9,594 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, raising the total count in the country to 1,092,617.

It is the first time since Nov. 9 that Iran's announced number of daily COVID-19 cases is below 10,000.

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SUVA -- Fijian Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama on Friday urged world leaders to act in the fight against climate change.

"We all signed the Paris Agreement. Now let's insist that we put it to work. I urge all world leaders to act. Act for all of us. Act for our future. Act for our children and grandchildren," he said while addressing the virtual Pacific Islands Forum (PIF) high-level roundtable on urgent climate change action.

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BRATISLAVA -- Slovakia on Friday reported 2,166 new COVID-19 cases and 18 more deaths, according to the latest official data from the government website.

The national caseload has reached 127,087 with 1,122 deaths, and a total of 93,533 patients have recovered, said the statistics. Enditem

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