7, 571 schoolchildren tested positive since beginning of school year NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Chairwoman of the sanitary and epidemiological control of the Kazakh Healthcare Ministry Aizhan Yesmaganbetova told how many schoolchildren contracted COVID-19 since the beginning of the new academic year, Kazinform reports.
Zhanseiit Tuimebayev relieved of his duties as Deputy Chairman of People’s Assembly NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Zhanseiit Tuimebayev relieved of his duties as the Deputy Chairman of the People’s Assembly of Kazakhstan, head of the Secretariat of the People’s Assembly of the Presidential Administration, the Akorda press service reports.
Two key speeches by President Tokayev in January has an important meaning – Belgian expert BRUSSELS. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan actively cooperates with the European Union in the field of democratization and raising the status of civil institutions. His view on the current situation in Kazakhstan in an interview with the correspondent of Kazinform News Agency says Alberto Turkstra, Project Manager, Diplomatic World Institute.
Presidents of Kazakhstan and Afghanistan had a telephone conversation NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev spoke with President of Afghanistan Ashraf Ghani by phone at the initiative of the Afghan side. The two leaders discussed the state and prospects of bilateral cooperation.
Peru begins COVID-19 vaccination of healthcare workers LIMA. KAZINFORM - Peru launched the first stage of its national vaccination campaign against the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on Tuesday, using vaccines developed by Chinese company Sinopharm to immunize healthcare workers, Xinhua reports.
244 air passengers arrive in Kazakhstan with no COVID-19 tests NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – 12 international flights from the USA, Germany, South Korea, Maldives, the UAE, Egypt, Turkey, Russia, Uzbekistan, and Kyrgyzstan landed in Kazakhstan on February 9, 2021, Kazinform cites the Telegram channel of the Interdepartmental Commission on preventing the spread of COVID-19.
‘Charities Act led to increased philanthropic investments’ – Aida Balayeva NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – To promote philanthropic culture on a consistent base the Charities Act was adopted leading to a 4fold increase in philanthropic investments and a 3fold rise in people’s engagement in online philanthropic events, Aida Balayeva, Kazakh Information Minister, said, Kazinform correspondent reports.
New virus cases at 6-day high ahead of long Lunar New Year holiday SEOUL. KAZINFORM - South Korea reported a spike in daily coronavirus cases Wednesday as clusters of infections continued to emerge, with health authorities urging people to avoid family gatherings during the Lunar New Year holiday, Yonhap reports.
Kazakhstan reports 1,053 COVID-19 cases over past day NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – 1,053 fresh COVID-19 cases have been recorded in Kazakhstan over the past day, pushing the total caseload to 198,086, Kazinform cites the official Telegram channel of the Interdepartmental Commission on preventing the spread of the coronavirus infection.
COVID-19: Deaths surpass 232 thousand, cases stand at 9.5 mi in Brazil BRASILIA. KAZINFORM - The number of people who succumbed to COVID-19 in Brazil went up to 232,170. In 24 hours, 636 deaths were reported. There are also 2,822 fatalities under investigation in the country, Agencia Brasil reports.
Unstable weather forecast for Kazakhstan on Feb 10 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – The fronts are to bring unstable weather conditions to the greater part of Kazakhstan on February 10. The north is to expect snow here and there, and the south is to see precipitations as rain and snow, predicted to fall heavy in the mountain areas. Occasional fog, ice slick, and strong wind are predicted as well, Kazinform cites the National Met Office Kazhydromet.