Almaty Mayor reports to President on fight against coronavirus ALMATY. KAZINFORM During the telephone conversation with the President of Kazakhstan, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, Almaty Mayor Bakytzhan Sagintayev reported on the current sanitary and epidemiological situation in Almaty and measures taken to curb the spread of the virus, quarantine regime, and social support.
U.S. jobless claims total 5 mln last week amid COVID-19 fallout WASHINGTON. KAZINFORM The number of initial jobless claims in the United States totaled 5.2 million last week as the COVID-19 fallout ripples through the workforce, following staggering figures of over 6 million in the previous two weeks, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Thursday.
President Tokayev signs law ratifying Agr't between Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan on protection of rights of migrant workers NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev signed the Law of Kazakhstan On ratification of the Agreement between the Governments of Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan on employment and protection of rights of migrant workers, the nationals of Uzbekistan in Kazakhstan and migrant workers, the nationals of Kazakhstan in Uzbekistan, the Akorda press service reports.
G20 ministers say overcoming COVID-19 'urgent collective priority' RIYADH. KAZINFORM G20 finance ministers and central bank governors have affirmed that overcoming the COVID-19 pandemic is «an urgent collective priority», and they will spare no effort, both individually and collectively, to protect lives, bring the pandemic under control, safeguard people’s jobs and income.
ISS crew evacuated from Soyuz-MS15 on landing MOSCOW. KAZINFORM Roscosmos cosmonaut Oleg Skripochka and NASA astronauts Andrew Morgan and Jessica Meir have been evacuated from the Soyuz MS-15 manned spacecraft, which landed earlier in Kazakhstan, 147 km to the southeast of the city of Zhezqazghan. The Roscosmos website organized a live transmission of the event.
OEСD rallies efforts to weather COVID-19 crisis ABU DHABI. KAZINFORM - The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, OECD, and member countries that provide foreign aid are exploring how they can work to help the most vulnerable countries to weather the new coronavirus, COVID-19 crisis, WAM reports.
COVID-19 cases in Brazil rise by 3,058 in one day RIO DE JANEIRO. KAZINFORM - The amount of COVID-19 cases confirmed in a single day has set new a record in Brazil—3,058, adding up to 28,320, as per official figures. The number of deaths in 24 hours stood at 204, amounting to 1,736 countrywide, Agencia Brasil reports.
CSTO military medical services host COVID-19 consultations MOSCOW. KAZINFORM – The CSTO Crisis Response Center played host to extraordinary consultations between the military medical services of the Defense Ministries of the member states of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO). The parties met to discuss measures to prevent and combat the new coronavirus infection COVID-19 on 16 April, BelTA learned from the official website of the CSTO.
Weather without precipitation in store for most regions of Kazakhstan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Weather without precipitation is forecast for most regions of Kazakhstan on Friday, Kazinform has learnt from Kazhydromet. Only the west and northwest of the country will be affected by occasional showers, gusty wind, dust storm, and hail.
Japan declares nationwide state of emergency amid virus spread TOKYO. KAZINFORM - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe expanded on Thursday the state of emergency beyond Tokyo, Osaka and five other prefectures to the entire nation in an attempt to prevent the new coronavirus from spreading further and straining the health care system, Kyodo reports.