China's inactivated COVID-19 vaccine shows promising results in two phase trials BEIJING. KAZINFORM China has unveiled the results of the phase 1 and phase 2 clinical trials of an inactivated COVID-19 vaccine candidate, which shows promising results in both safety and efficacy, according to the China National Pharmaceutical Group (Sinopharm).
Maternity hospital for COVID-19-infected women to be opened in Nur-Sultan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Mothers infected with the coronavirus infection have given birth to 17 children in the Kazakh capital so far, Saule Kisikova, head of Nur-Sultan's Office of Public Health, told a briefing at the Central Communications Service Wednesday, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Deputy PM inspects major investment projects in Karaganda rgn KARAGANDA. KAZINFORM - Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan Roman Sklyar and Akim of Karaganda region Zhenis Kassymbek got acquainted with the progress of road construction and implementation of major investment projects in the region, Kazinform reports citing the press service of the Prime Minister.
Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan trade unions provide assistance to residents of flood-hit Maktaaral TURKESTAN. KAZINFORM - On Wednesday, June 17, Maktaaral district of Turkestan region was visited by chairman of Kazakhstan Federation of Trade Unions Satybaldy Dauletalin and chairman of the Council of Trade Unions of the Jizzakh region of Uzbekistan Nusuratulla Pardayev, Kazinform reports citing the press service of the Federation of Trade Unions of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
Solar plant capacity to be increased in Kazakhstan’s Karaganda KARAGANDA. KAZINFORM - Active work on capacities increase of the existing in Agadyr settlement of Kazakhstan’s Karaganda region solar power station is currently underway in the region, a representative of Karaganda region’s akimat (administrative center) told Trend.az.
Kazakh Majilis Speaker self-isolates after testing positive for COVID-19 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Chairman of the lower chamber of Parliament of Kazakhstan Nurlan Nigmatulin has tested positive for COVID-19 just days after Health Minister Yelzhan Birtanov was diagnosed with COVID-19, Kazinform reports.
Flights canceled after Beijing raises emergency response level BEIJING. KAZINFORM - Hundreds of flights to and from Beijing have been canceled on Wednesday as the capital raised its public health emergency response from the third to the second level due to the new cluster of local COVID-19 infections.
More asymptomatic COVID-19 cases found in Kazakhstan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - As of June 16 2020, 683 new asymptomatic cases of the coronavirus infection, which are not included into the overall COVID-19 cases, have been found in Kazakhstan, Kazinform correspondent has learnt from coronavirus2020.kz.
N.K. to redeploy troops to Kaesong, Mount Kumgang areas, rejects Seoul's offer for envoys SEOUL. KAZINFORM - North Korea said Wednesday it has rejected South Korea's offer to send special envoys and will redeploy troops to two inter-Korean business zones near the border, unrelentingly ratcheting up tensions a day after the regime blew up a joint liaison office, Yonhap reports.
Number of COVID-19 cases across globe up by over 118,000 in past day — WHO GENEVA. KAZINFORM - More than 118,000 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus infection were registered worldwide on June 16, with the overall number of such cases exceeding 7.94 million, the World Health Organization (WHO) said in its daily bulletin, TASS reports.