New virus cases in 300s for 2nd day; vaccinations top 13 mln in less than 4 months SEOUL. KAZINFORM South Korea's daily new COVID-19 cases remained under 400 for the second day in a row Tuesday on fewer tests over the weekend as the country's vaccination drive picks up steam with 1 in 4 South Koreans receiving at least one jab.
Virtual Kazakhstan-U.S. Trade and Investment Forum kicks off in Washington D.C. WASHINGTON. KAZINFORM Today, «30 years of U.S. - Kazakhstan trade and economic relations» Kazakhstan - U.S. Business Forum, kicked off in a virtual format (June 14-15), co-hosted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Clinical trials of new Kazakhstani COVID-19 vaccine kick off NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM The clinical trials of a new Kazakhstani vaccine against COVID-19 QazCoVac-P kicked off on June 15 involving volunteers aged 18-50 at the Taraz hospital, the website of the Scientific Research Institute for Biological Safety Problems reads.
Japan eyes vaccinating people under 65 at state centers from Thursday TOKYO. KAZINFORM - Japan's state-run mass coronavirus vaccination centers plan to start inoculating people aged under 65 as early as Thursday in an expanded drive to fill in vacant slots, a government source said Tuesday, Kyodo reports.
S. Korea: New virus cases in 300s for 2nd day; vaccinations in higher gear SEOUL. KAZINFORM - South Korea's daily new COVID-19 cases remained under 400 for the second day Tuesday on fewer tests over the weekend as the country's vaccination drive picks up steam with inoculations likely to top 13 million soon, Yonhap reports.
Kassym-Jomart Tokayev receives President of LUKOIL Vagit Alekperov NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - The Head of State was presented with a report on the LUKOIL’s current activities in Kazakhstan and the prospects for implementing a number of joint projects in the hydrocarbon sector in our country, Kazinform cites the Akorda press service.
Kazakh PM instructs to take additional measures as CIS countries see rising COVID-19 cases NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Askar Mamin has instructed the Health Ministry and regional administrations to keep the COVID-19 situation in the country under control as well as expand the vaccination coverage and Ashyq app usage, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Around 1.5mln Kazakhstanis given 2nd COVID-19 vaccine component NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – As of today, 4 million doses of vaccines against COVID-19 have been used in Kazakhstan, allowing 2,547,363 people or 25.7% of the eligible population to receive the first vaccine component, and 1,435,334 – the second vaccine component, Alexei Tsoi, Kazakh Health Minister, said, Kazinform correspondent reports.
COVID-19: Atyrau rgn sees 24.7% ICU bed occupancy ATYRAU. KAZINFORM - 20 critically ill patients are in intensive care units, four of whom are on artificial lung ventilation, in Atyrau region. ICU bed occupancy stands at 24.7% in the region, Kazinform correspondent reports citing the press service of Atyrau region’s health office.
Weather with no precipitation in store for Kazakhstan June 15 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Due to an anticyclone most territory of Kazakhstan is to see mostly the weather without precipitation on June 15. Only the west, mountainous areas of the south, and the southeast are to brace for brief thunderstorms and hail, Kazinform reports.