Kazakh PM instructs to put 4 regions of Kazakhstan under tighter COVID curbs NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Askar Mamin chaired a session of the Interdepartmental commission during which he instructed to tighten the coronavirus curbs in four regions of the country, Kazinform has learnt from prime minister’s press service.
Above 4.6 mln Kazakhstanis administered 1st dose of COVID-19 vaccine NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Head of the infectious diseases epidemiological control department of the Kazakh Healthcare Ministry Rosa Kozhapova announced how many Kazakhstanis have already been vaccinated against COVID-19, Kazinform reports.
Kazakh FM attends sitting of SCO Council of FMs NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Deputy Prime Minister-Foreign Minister of Kazakhstan Mukhtar Tileuberdi took part in the regular meeting of the Council of Foreign Ministers of the Shanghai Cooperation Organizations under the chairmanship of Tajikistan, the Kazakh MFA’s press service reports.
New cases spike to fresh high of over 1,600, non-Seoul area also under toughened curbs SEOUL. KAZINFORM South Korea's daily virus cases hit yet another fresh high Wednesday as the country battles the fourth wave of the pandemic amid woes over rising delta variant cases and a slow vaccination process.
Modi intervenes to contain COVID-19 spread in India's north-east NEW DELHI. KAZINFORM India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi is taking head on a surge in COVID-19 cases in his country’s north-eastern region, where more than three out of every five districts reported an infection rate in excess of 10 per cent last week.
Golden artifacts featuring kagans in crowns unearthed in E Kazakhstan EAST KAZAKHSTAN. KAZINFORM Archeologists excavated unique golden artifacts of the epoch of ancient Turks at the Yeleke Sazy burial mound in Tarbagatai district, Governor of East Kazakhstan Daniyal Akhmetov said after the meeting with a group of scientists and archeologists.
Akmola region opens another COVID-19 hospital due to spike KOKSHETAU. KAZINFORM «As we know the WHO recommends to vaccinate 60% of population to develop herd immunity otherwise we fail to curb spread of Delta strain circulating currently,» said head of the polyclinic of the Bulandy district hospital Kenzhibulat Maulipbergenov.
Over 2.5mln received both jabs of COVID-19 vaccines in Kazakhstan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Those received at least one jab of vaccines against COVID-19 number 4,601,830 in the country, Kazinform has learnt from the Telegram channel of the Interdepartmental Commission on prevention of the spread of COVID-19.
Olympic chief Thomas Bach praises Tokyo’s readiness to host Summer Games TOKYO. KAZINFORM - The Japanese capital of Tokyo is ‘the best-ever prepared city for the Olympic Games,’ which are scheduled to kick off in less than two weeks, Thomas Bach, the president of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), said on Tuesday, TASS reports.
Kazakhstan’s 12 areas in coronavirus ‘red zone’ NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Kazakhstan’s 12 areas, including three cities and nine regions, are in the «red zone» on the map of the COVID-19 spread, Kazinform has learnt from the Telegram channel of the Interdepartmental Commission on prevention of the spread of COVID-19.
21% of Akmola region residents given both COVID-19 vaccine jabs KOKSHETAU. KAZINFORM – 177,115 people or 43% of the people eligible for vaccination have so far been given at least one jab of the vaccines against COVID-19 in Akmola region, Ainagul Musina, the region’s chief medical officer, said, Kazinform correspondent reports.