Brazil reports 3 mi cases of COVID-19, 101,000 deaths BRASILIA. KAZINFORM - Brazil’s Health Ministry published the figures on the pandemic of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country this Sunday (Aug. 9). According to the daily survey with the data sent by state health secretariats, the ministry reported that Brazil has had 3,035,422 confirmed cases of the disease and 101,049 deaths. Recovered patients add up to 2,118,460, Agencia Brasil reports.
Ecology minister calls on Almaty citizens to join environmental response talks NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Minister of Ecology, Geology and Natural Resources of Kazakhstan Magzum Mirzagaliyev has urged Almaty citizens to join an online meeting to debate the city’s environmental situation as well as to work out response measures, Kazinform reports.
Trump looking to postpone G-7 summit until after Nov. election WASHINGTON. KAZINFORM - U.S. President Donald Trump said Monday that he is considering hosting the Group of Seven summit after the November presidential election, further pushing back the schedule after earlier suggesting the gathering could take place around September, Kyodo reports.
Damu Fund lists first green bonds on AIX NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - The Astana International Exchange has announced that the Entrepreneurship Development Fund Damu in cooperation with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) aimed at reducing the risks of investments in renewable energy sources has registered and issued green finance bonds on AIX in the amount of KZT200mln with a maturity of 36 months, Kazinform cites the Exchange’s press service.
Hall of Abai presented at Al-Farabi KazNU ALMATY. KAZINFORM - In the year of the 175th anniversary of the great Kazakh thinker, poet and enlightener as well as to mark the Day of Abai a presentation of the thematic hall was held at Al-Farabi Kazakh National University on August 10, Kazinform reports citing the University’s press service.
108 COVID-19-infected children receive treatment in Kazakhstan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – As of August 11, 25,171 people, including 108 children, are being treated for the coronavirus infection in Kazakhstan, Kazinform cites the Telegram channel of the Intergovernmental Commission against the spread of COVID-19.
Over 20 mln people contract coronavirus worldwide TASS. KAZINFORM - The number of confirmed novel coronavirus cases across the globe exceeded 20 mln on Tuesday, according to the US-based Johns Hopkins University, which relies on data provided by international organizations, federal and local authorities, TASS reports.