Kazakh President to hold meeting on sanitary and epidemiological situation NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM On July 19 Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart will hold a working meeting with participation of the Prime Minister, heads of state bodies, mayors of cities and governors of regions on the sanitary and epidemiological situation in the country, the Facebook account of the President’s press secretary reads.
New cases further inch down to 1,400s, tougher distancing measures eyed outside capital SEOUL. KAZINFORM South Korea's daily new coronavirus retreated to the 1,400s on Saturday, but authorities are considering slapping tighter social distancing rules outside the capital area amid the spiraling number of infections nationwide coupled with the concerns over the delta variant.
Third wave begins: 3.5 mln weekly COVID infections detected first time since May worldwide MOSCOW. KAZINFORM The number of confirmed coronavirus infections worldwide over the past seven days has increased by 3.5 mln. The world documented 0.5 mln more infections than a week before, according to TASS’ calculations.
Northern Hemisphere sees devastating flooding, wildfires this summer: WMO GENEVA. KAZINFORM Heatwaves, destructive wildfires, and devastating flooding created by intense rainfalls have swept through the northern Hemisphere this summer, killing hundreds and destroying houses, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) reported on Friday.
52,895 treated for COVID-19 in Kazakhstan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM As of July 17, 52,895 (including 51,266 coronavirus-positive and 1,629 coronavirus-negative) people are being treated for COVID-19 in Kazakhstan, the Telegram Channel of the Interdepartmental Commission for preventing coronavirus spread reads.
COVID-19: Most of Kazakhstan's regions in ‘red zone’ NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM The cities of Nur-Sultan, Almaty, Shymkent as well as Akmola, Aktobe, Atyrau, West Kazakhstan, Karaganda, Kostanay, Kyzylorda, Mangistau, Pavlodar and North Kazakhstan regions remain in the high COVID-19 risk ‘red zone’ as of today, July 17, the Telegram Channel of the Interdepartmental Commission for preventing coronavirus spread reads.